Charles Rollo Peters
(1862 - 1928)
Charles Rollo Peters was active/lived in California. Charles Peters is known for painter of nocturnes, tonalist landscape.
Charles Rollo Peters, called "The Poet of Night", is best known for his
Tonalist landscapes, especially
nocturnes, with much of his subject matter being scenes around his home
in Monterey, California. James McNeill Whistler, who
promoted the Tonalist aesthetic in Europe, was a major influence
on his painting and "is reported to have said that Peters was the only
artist other than himself who could paint nocturnes." (Gerdts) As
Peters matured, his life became increasingly tumultuous, but the one
stable part of his existence was his painting. He
continued to pour his emotions into his work, creating lonely,
mysterious nocturnes with a palette of deep blues and blacks. The
scenes were invariably d ... Displaying 750 of 9149 characters.