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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