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Painter, muralist, sculptor. Born on March 10, 1873 in San Francisco, CA. Chamberlin moved to Vermont with his family when he was six, and at twelve began art training under Dwight Tryon in Hartford with further study at ASL in NYC under Brush and Bridgman. A mural competition in 1908 won him a four-year scholarship to the American Academy in Rome.

Champlin, Ada Belle (1875-1950).

Ada Belle Champlin, <i>Carmel coastal</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $7,475 (est: $3000-$4000) on 6/19/07
Carmel coastal by Ada Belle Champlin (1875-1950)
28" x 36", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $3,000 - $4,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $7,475 on 6/19/2007
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Chapman, Carleton T. (1860-1925).

Carleton T. Chapman, <i>The USS Cyane Taking Possession Of San Diego</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $11,000 (est: $6000-$8000) on 6/15/04
The USS Cyane Taking Possession Of San Diego by Carleton T. Chapman (1860-1925)
20.5" x 24", Oil/Canvas, Signed
Est.: $6,000 - $8,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $11,000 on 6/15/2004
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Cherkas, Constantine (1919 - ).

Constantine Cherkas, <i>3rd St. Tunnel - Bunker Hill</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,738 (est: $2500-$3500) on 6/20/06
3rd St. Tunnel - Bunker Hill by Constantine Cherkas (1919 - )
20" x 30", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $2,500 - $3,500
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,738 on 6/20/2006
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Chittenden, Alice (1859-1944).

Alice Chittenden, <i>Children Playing at the Seashore</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $14,690 (est: $10,000-$15,000) on 10/26/04
Children Playing at the Seashore by Alice Chittenden (1859-1944)
12" x 16", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $14,690 on 10/26/2004

Clapp, William (1879-1954).

William Clapp, <i>Abandoned Barn</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $9,350 (est: $10,000-$150,000) on 2/18/03
Abandoned Barn by William Clapp (1879-1954)
18.5" x 24.5", Oil/Board, Signed
Est.: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $9,350 on 2/18/2003

Clark, Alson (1876-1949).

Alson Clark, <i>Balboa Park, San Diego</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $55,000 (est: $20,000-$25,000) on 2/13/01
Balboa Park, San Diego by Alson Clark (1876-1949)
18.2" x 22", Oil/Board, Signed
Est.: $20,000 - $25,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $55,000 on 2/13/2001

Painter, muralist, lithographer. Born on June 8, 1905 in Oakland, CA. Clements studied art for five years with Kenneth Hayes Miller and Boardman Robinson in New York. In 1930 she settled in Los Angeles where she taught at Chouinard and Stickney Schools. While there, she was instrumental in the promotion of Post-Surrealist ideology.

Cohen, Lois Green

Lois Green Cohen, <i>Malibu Beach,</i> sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $2,875 (est: $2500-$3500) on 6/24/08
Malibu Beach by Lois Green Cohen (1919-*)
22" x 30", Watercolor/Paper, Signed
Est.: $2500 - $3500
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $2,875 on 6/24/2008
ARTIST WORLD RECORD!

 


Born in Dayton, Ohio, Elanor Colburn became an early 20th-century painter of California landscapes and also did figure work, most especially mothers and children, some of them Native American. 

  

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