Charles A. Watson (American, 1857-1923)
Moonlight on the Chesapeake
Oil on canvas, signed lower right
Painting size: 12” x 10”
Frame size: 15.5” x 13.5”
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Watson was born in Baltimore, MD. He studied with A. Castaigne, E.S. Whiteman and D. Woodward. A founding member of the Baltimore Charcoal Club, he was also a member of the Baltimore Watercolor Club. Watson exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Annual Exhibition in 1906. He is noted for his Tonalist marine paintings where the softly dawnlit skies blend with the pale ocean waters, often with a bare outline of a sailboat.
Falk, Peter, ed. Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975
From the Estate of Antoinette Hughes, Catonsville, MD