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James Charles, 1851-1906

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1851.01.05
Place of Birth:
Date of Death: 1906.08.27
Place of Death: Llandyrnog

Identity:

James Charles was a portrait and landscape painter.

Life:

Charles studied at the Academie Julian in Paris where he was influenced by the plein-air movement in painting. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1875 and at the New English Art Club from 1886.

Bibliography:

Meissner, Günter and Saur Verlag, K. G. (eds), Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon: die bildenden Künstler aller Zeiten und Völker, Munich, 1992; Wood, Christopher, Victorian Painters, Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club, 1995.