Charles Edward Mente (1857-1933)

 

Charles Edward Mente (1857-1933)
Munch School painter & Golden Age illustrator ; American-Munch School watercolor painter ; Schleissheim School painter ;
Charles Mente ; C.E. Mente ; C. E. Mente ; Charles E. Mente ; C. Mente ;  Charles Mendi ; 
[Born 1857 in New York, NY – died December 6 or 8, 1933 in Congers (Clarkstown), NY of heart disease]

 

FAD record control number: 30051 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Charles Edward Mente (1857-1933) biography:

Birth: 1857 in New York, NY ;
Death: December 6 or 8, 1933 in Congers (Clarkstown), NY of heart disease ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ;
Zodiac: [unknown] ;

Known for: Impressionistic landscapes ; snow scenes ;
Medium: Watercolor ; oil ; pen & ink ;
Technique: Painting ; drawing ;
Subjects: Landscapes ; snow scenes ; pastoral (cows & sheep) ; views of Berlin ; genre ;

Areas: Munich, Germany (ca.1881) ; New York, NY (1882-1884, 1885-1933) ; Liverpool (1884) ; Congers, NY (?-1933) ; Annawalk, Westchester County, NY (vacation – 1888) ;
Region: North East ; Munich, Germany ;
Lived: 153 Fourth avenue, New York, NY (1889) ; Congers, NY (1897) ; 124 Fifth avenue, New York, NY (1899) ; 117 East 23rd Street, New York, NY (1900-1901) ;
Father: Charles Frederick Mente (1825-1919) ;
Mother: Elizabeth (?) Mente (1827-?) ;
Relatives: Edward Mente (1851-1912), brother ; Emma Mente (1853-?), sister ; Albert Mente (1855-1928), brother ;
Spouse: Caroline (Reisch) Mente (1866-1950), wife, married March 5, 1892 in Manhattan, New York, NY ;
Children: Elizabeth Mente (1894-1969), daughter ; Margaret Mente (1896-?), daughter ;

Training: New York public schools, New York, NY ; studied wood-carving and ornamental work for furniture ; Cooper Union (school of art), New York, NY ; Art Students’ League, New York, NY ; Munich Royal Academy, Germany ; Gabl, Germany ; Loftz, Germany ;
Instructors:
Work: A. T. Stewart’s store, New York, NY, credit department ; Harper Bother’s (Harpers Magazine) illustrator (18; worked for Currier? ; Harper’s Young People (1890) ;

Taught: Gotham Art Students school, New York, NY (1889) ;
Students:

Member: American Water Color Society, New York, NY (1889-1936), lifetime member ; Chicago Society of Artists, Chicago, IL ; Artists’ Aid Society, New York, NY (1889) ; Philadelphia Water Color Club, Philadelphia, PA ;
Exhibited with: Chicago Society of Artists, Chicago, IL ; American Water Color Society, New York, NY ; Brooklyn Art Club, Brooklyn, NY (1890) ;
Awards: Mead prize ($100) for watercolor Study of willows, ca.1893, Society of Artists, Chicago, IL, 1893 ; American Water Color Society, New York, NY, held at the American Art Galleries, New York, NY, Evans prize ($300) for The old milldam in winter, 1904 ; diploma of excellence & silver medal, Cotton States’ international exposition, Atlanta, GA ;

Milestones: 1903 American Water Color Society, New York, NY exhibition showed Melting snow in March, “Charles Mente-for the able way he has indicated great stretches of hills set with woodlands and crowned them with a delicately felt, gray-blue sky.” ; 1904 four submissions to 1904 American Water Color Society, New York, NY exhibition showed The old milldam in winter, Beechwood. Interior, Late summer storm, The High Thor at Haverstraw on the Hudson – view of Congers, N.Y. ; 1907 jury of 40th exhibition of the American Water Color Society, New York, NY ; friends with Frank Currier (1843-1909) ; 1882 American Water Color Society, New York, NY ; 1889 American Water Color Society, New York, NY exhibition showed Pastoral of shepherd and sheep, 1889 ; 16 illustrations of Berlin, Germany for Harper’s Magazine, 1890 ; Five little peppers grown up by Margaret Sidney, 50 illustrations by Mente ; NAD, 1875-90 (7 annuals); Brooklyn AA, 1879, 1882, 1884; Boston AC, 1882-1901; PAFA Ann., 1891; Chicago SA, 1893 (prize); AC Phila., 1895 (gold); Atlanta Expo, 1895 (med.); AWCS, 1904 (prize); AIC, 1889-1918 ; came from a family of musicians ;

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Record birth date:
May 27, 2018

Last updated: April 21, 2020 at 20:15 pm

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