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Charles Chaplin was one of France's most famous artists during his lifetime as well as afterward. Born in Les Andelys, Eure, France in 1825 to an English father and a French mother, he waited nearly a lifetime to be naturalized although he lived and worked in France his whole life. He obtained citizenship a mere five years before his death. He achieved tremendous artistic success not only as a painter but also as a decorator, pastellist, engraver, etcher, lithographer and te (showing 500 of 1850 characters).