(1902 - 1998)
Charles Cobelle was active/lived in Connecticut / France. Charles Cobelle is known for naive-sophisticated painting-street scenes, regattas, race tracks.
Born in Alsace-Lorraine, France, and becoming a U.S. citizen in the
late 1920s, Charles Cobelle, whose birth name was Carl Edelman, began his career in Paris after earning
Bachelor and Master's Degrees at the University of Munich. Later
he studied at the L'Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and with Marc
Chagall. At Menton on the Riviera, he apprenticed with Raoul Dufy.
In the United States where he lived in Brookfield and Fairfield, Connecticut, he continued to create mixed-media paintings, and
also did mural work for commercial establishments such as Neiman Marcus
Company in Dallas, Texas; The Desert Inn in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the
Teheran Restaurant in New York City.
His work is in the collection of the Hartford Atheneum, the Mark
Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco, and the private collection of Howard