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Charles Gruppe

 (1860 - 1940)
Charles Paul Gruppe was active/lived in Massachusetts, New York / Netherlands, Canada.  Charles Gruppe is known for marine, landscape, and genre painting.

Charles Gruppe

Landscape and marine painter Charles Paul Gruppe was born in Picton, Canada, September 3, 1860.  Largely self-taught, Gruppe did study in Holland and a good portion of his work consists of Holland inspired scenes.  He should not be confused with his son, artist Emile Gruppe, who painted many well-known New England scenes. 

When Gruppe was ten, he moved with his family to Rochester, New York, after the death of his father.  Interested in painting from an early age, he spent much of his time sketching and creating watercolors and oils.  To help support his mother and sisters, he worked in a sign-painting shop, soon mastering the craft.

Eventually, at age twenty-one, he had earned enough money  ...  Displaying 750 of 5903 characters.

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About  Charles Gruppe

Born:  1860 - Picton, Canada
Died:   1940 - Rockport, Massachusetts
Known for:  marine, landscape, and genre painting