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Charles Chapman

 (1879 - 1962)
Charles Shepard Chapman was active/lived in New Jersey, New York.  Charles Chapman is known for illustration, landscape and genre painting.

Biography  
Charles Chapman


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 abstract affect. 

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 sha  ...  Displaying 750 of 7707 characters.



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About  Charles Chapman

Born:  1879 - Morristown, New York
Died:   1962 - Leonia, New Jersey
Known for:  illustration, landscape and genre painting