Painter. Born in New Haven, Connecticut on Feb. 26, 1848, Rogers studied art in New York City for 15 years and had further training in Rome, Munich, and Paris.
After 1877 he was in San Francisco where he painted portraits, landscapes, coastals, and Chinatown genre in both oil and watercolor. He exhibited at the Mark Hopkins Institute in 1898 and was active in San Francisco until the 1906 earthquake. His studio at 108 Stockton Street went up in flames, taking with it 150 of his paintings, mostly scenes of the City.
He then moved to Los Angeles where he exhibited at the Blanchard Bldg and Daniell Gallery, and maintained a studio in the Chamber of Commerce Building until about 1913. Rogers painted
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