Charles Shepard Chapman
(1879 - 1962)
Charles Shepard Chapman was active/lived in New Jersey, New York. Charles Chapman is known for illustration, landscape and genre painting.
Born in Morristown, New York, Charles Chapman was a noted teacher,
painter, and illustrator who, although he often claimed he was
self-taught, was educated at Pratt Institute*, and in 1899 at William
Merritt Chase's New York School of Art* in New York
City. He was highly influenced by the famed western artist
Frederic Remington. One of his techniques he described was
painting with "Water-Oils", where he floated oil paint on water on
paper, and then laid paper over the floating design, which left an
He became an instructor at the Art Students
League* in New York and was also a book illustrator. With Harvey
Dunn, he opened a school of illustration in Leonia, New Jersey, and
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