Charles Avery Aiken (1872-1965)

Charles Avery Aiken (1872-1965)

 

Charles Avery Aiken (1872-1965)
American landscape & portrait painter ;
Charles A. Aiken ; Chas. A. Aiken ; Chas. Aiken ; C.A. Aiken ; C. A. Aiken ;
[Born September 29, 1872 in Worcester, MA – died February 10, 1965 in Wellesley, MA]

 

FAD record control number: 38290 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Charles Avery Aiken (1872-1965) biography:

Birth: September 29, 1872 in Worcester, MA / also listed as being born Georgia, VT ;
Death: February 10, 1965 in Wellesley, MA, suffered from cataracts on both eyes in his 90s ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
 Libra ;

Known for: Landscape painting ; portrait painting ; murals ; still-life painting ;
Medium: oil ; fresco ;
Technique: painting ; mural ;
Subjects: landscape ; people ;

Areas: Worcester, MA ; Boston, MA ; Wellesley, MA ; West Newton, MA ; New York, NY ;
Region: North East ;
Lived: Copley Hall Studios, Clarendon Street, Boston, MA ; 102 Woodlawn Avenue in Wellesley Hills, MA ; 48 West 57th Street, New York, NY (summers) ; West Newton, MA (1896, 1897) ;
Father: Reverend John Francis Aiken (1835-1880), graduated from Seminary school in Andover, MA in 1846 ;
Mother: Henrietta L. P. Wheeler Aiken (1839-1921) ;
Relatives: Mary Thaxter Aiken (1874-1951), sister, well known composer whom the artist lived with ; Henry M. Wheeler (1830-1917), uncle, genealogist ;
Spouse: -none-
Children: -none-

Training: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA under Edmund Charles Tarbell (1862-1938) & Frank Weston Benson (1862-1951) ;
Instructors: Edmund Charles Tarbell (1862-1938) ; Frank Weston Benson (1862-1951) ; Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (1824-1898) ;
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Member: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, artist member (1913-1939?) ; Boston Art Club, Boston, MA ; Copley Society, Boston, MA ; Allied Artists of America, New York, NY, director (1958- ) ; Wellesley society of artists, Wellesley, MA, founder ; Guild of Boston Artists, Boston, MA, founder ; American Water Color Society, New York, NY, founding member ;
Exhibited with: Royal Academy of Milan, Milan, Italy ; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (1896-1897) ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1921, 1922, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1938, 1939) ; Boston Art Club, Boston, MA (1896, 1908, 1909) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY ; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC ; Fifteen Gallery, New York, NY ; Brooklyn Society of Miniature Painters, Brooklyn, NY (1929) ;
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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2018.38290

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Fine Art Database, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY.

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Record birth date:
August 19, 2018

Last updated: October 26, 2019 at 21:53 pm

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