Original Oil on Canvas Painting, Charles Albert Rogers, CA Mission 1848-1918
Original Oil on Canvas Painting, Listed California artist Charles Albert Rogers, 1848-1918.
Painting of El Molino Viejo, The Old Mill, Pasadena California. Historical landmark No. 302.
Written on the back, rear end Old Mil, Pasadena California.
This painting is in beautiful condition. Signed by the artist and dated in the lower right. Charles A. Rogers, 1898.
Provenance: 1 of 3 painting acquired from family friends who's grandparents where family friends of the artist, residing in San Francisco Bay Area, common Northern California.
The painting with the framemeasures: 28" wide x 22" high.
Biography Charles Albert Rogers
Painter. Born in New Haven, Connecticut on Feb. 26, 1848, Rogers 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 earthquake. 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 Building until about 1913. He eventually moved back to the Bay Area, where he died in 1918.