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Finding Aid to the Charles Albert Rogers paintings of Chinatown, San Francisco. 1901-1902
BANC PIC 2004.007--FR  
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Paintings of street scenes and people in San Francisco's Chinatown before the 1906 earthquake and fire.
Biographical Information Charles Albert Rogers (1848-1918) was born in New Haven, Connecticut on February 26, 1848. He 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 disaster. 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 Bldg until about 1913. Rogers painted in Yosemite during the summer of 1911. He died in Alameda, California on April 26, 1918. Member: Painters & Sculptors of Los Angeles; California Art Club; San Francisco Art Ass'n. Exhibited: Mechanics' Institute Fair (San Francisco), 1895-99 (scenes of Fruitvale); Mark Hopkins Institute, 1897; Calif. State Fair, 1902; Alaska Yukon Exposition (Seattle), 1909 (bronze medal); Blanchard Gallery (Los Angeles), 1911; San Francisco Art Ass'n, 1916. (Source of biographical notes: Kelley Gallery, Pasadena. Derived from biographical entry by Edan Hughes.)
13 digital objects (13 images) 13 paintings : oil on board ; 18 x 12 in.
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