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Charles Sprague Pearce

 (1851 - 1914)
Charles Sprague Pearce was active/lived in Massachusetts / France.  Charles Pearce is known for genre, portrait, landscape, religion.

Charles Sprague Pearce

Charles Pearce was a painter best known for his portraits and genre scenes. In 1851, Pearce was born in Boston and named after his grandfather, a poet. He embarked upon a career as a painter and in 1873, with the advice of William Morris Hunt, an early American impressionist, moved to Paris to study at the Leon Bonnat School.

At the Leon Bonnat School, he studied with fellow student, John Singer Sargent, and soon became a member of an artist's circle consisting of other expatriates including Chester Loomis, Edwin Blashfield, and Milne Ramsey.

Pearce's sentimental interpretation of rural life in Northern France was allied in style and subject matter to the French academic peasant painters. His subjects were often exotic versio  ...  Displaying 750 of 1611 characters.

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About  Charles Sprague Pearce

Born:  1851 - Boston, Massachusettes
Died:   1914
Known for:  genre, portrait, landscape, religion