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Charles Corwin

 (1858 - 1938)
Charles Abel Corwin was active/lived in New York, California, Illinois.  Charles Corwin is known for museum habitat backgrounds, land-and seascape paintings, lithography.

Charles Corwin

A muralist, painter, and lithographer, Charles Corwin was born in Newburgh, New York, and most of his active career was in New York City, although he spent much time in Chicago where he taught at the Art Institute and was a member of the Chicago Society of Artists.  He also was in Boston and in San Francisco in 1916.

Corwin began his art studies in New York City, and then studied in Munich with Frank Duveneck and for some time adopted the Munich Style of painting, which was a heavy palette and dark tones.  However, his fine-art work later in his career became lighter, and his subjects were landscapes, seascapes, and animals.

His specialty was museum murals, and in the late 19th century and early 20th, he was also an  ...  Displaying 750 of 4900 characters.

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About  Charles Corwin

Born:  1858 - Newburgh, New York
Died:   1938 - Hyde Park, Illinois
Known for:  museum habitat backgrounds, land-and seascape paintings, lithography