(1872 - 1930)
Robert Winthrop Chanler was active/lived in New York. Robert Chanler is known for mural, wildlife, animal, portrait.
Born in New York City, Robert Chanler, a designer and muralist,
received much of his art training in France at the Ecole des
Beaux-Arts, and there his most famous work, Giraffes, was completed in 1905 and later purchased by the French Government.
specialized in painted screens and was a member of the National Society
of Mural Painters. A ceiling mural of buffaloes is in the Coe
House in Brookville, New York. He was also a member of the New
York Architectural League.
At the 1913 Armory Show, he exhibited a painted screen titled Hopi Snake Dance,
which was used at the Show at the transition area--to ease the shock--
to the Fauves part of the exhibition. Chanler's screens were
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