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|The following information is from Sandy Moneypenny, a cousin by marriage to the artist: |
Born March 6, 1905, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and deceased March 4, 1991 in Brockton, Massachusetts, Charles Vermoskie served in the Army during WWII. He died of Congestive Heart Failure at the age of 85 years. His wife was Eleanor (Evangeline) Malinosky. According to Charles death certificate, his parents were from Lithuania.
The following article is from: The Stoughton News Sentinel, Thursday, December 19, 1935:
The exhibition of paintings by the young local artist, Charles Vermoskie,,
which opened last Saturday afternoon in the Stoughton Public Library is
attracting the attention and admiration of the patrons and others who have
come to know the charm with which the artist has invested the local scene.
It is an opportunity which no one should miss as the showing of these fine
specimens will be of short duration and is definitely limited to January 5th.
There are thirty eight subjects in all taking up the wall space of the main
reading, the reference, and the childrens' rooms and overflowing into the
The following constitutes the list of titles of the paintings exhibited
1 The Old Mill 20 Island
2 At Close of Day 21 Drifts
3 Beneath the Silver Skies 22 Winter Sunset
4 November Brook 23 Sunrise
5 After the Snow Storm 24 When Earth and Sky Meet
6 Among the Ledges 26 The Oak Tree
7 By the Old Mill Stream 27 Ledges
8 Among the Lily Pads 28 The Old Vacant Mill
9 The Golden Sunset 29 Sunlight
10 At The Pond 30 Path Broken Through
11 Under A Blanket of Snow Snow
12 Snowed In 31 Mid-Day
13 Muddy Pone 35 A View of the Pond
14 A Reminder of August Days 36 Lilies
15 The Old Bridge 37 Flower Arrangement
16 Falling Snow 42 Morning
17 West Street 43 Camp Dwellers
18 The Town Farm 44 The New Moon
19 Where Nature Her
Some of the names are alluring and of charming poetic significance, and
the promise of designation is more than matched by the genius of their
execution. There is a beauty in nature so entrancing that it arouses a
nostalgic longing for the scenes and the days of one's youth or stimulates in
the soul that reverence for the Creator which prompts the spontaneous tribute of unlisted praise. 'Of shade and sunshine for each hour See here a measure made.' It is evident that the artist has caught the mood and evanescent changes of this, our earthly habitation and imprisoned upon the various canvases." "The light that never was on sea or land. The consecration, and the Poet's dream."
Article from: The Stoughton New-Sentinel, Thursday January 15, 1948:
"Charles Vermoskie, 40 Grove street, is exhibiting an oil painting "When
Winter Has Come: at the Fifteenth annual exhibition of the Boston Society of
Independent Artists in the galleries of Paine's 81 Arlington street, Boston.
Nearly 600 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures from 27 states and
Canada are being shown in the exhibition. The event is sponsored by
prominent New England museums, art galleries, art schools and art
Lectures and special demonstrations are being presented in conjunction
with the event. It is the first art show by the society since the beginning
of the war and the most extensive ever held. The first exhibit by the
society was held in 1927 in a barn on Boston's historic Beacon Hill.
The exhibit will be on display until January 31. It opened Monday."
Article from: The Stoughton (Mass.) Chronicle & New-Sentinel, Thursday
January 19, 1961, page 8:
"Library Paintings (Photo of Charles) Charles Vermoskie of Stoughton,
left, hangs paintings in current exhibit which is attracting attention at
Brockton Public Library. At right, John E. Ramondetta, 19, of 11 Anania
terrace, of the library staff, aids."
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