Charles Fromuth

American, 1858-1937

Charles Fromuth

American, 1858-1937

Charles Fromuth referred to himself as a “painter in pastel.” After he emerged from the …

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Charles Fromuth referred to himself as a “painter in pastel.” After he emerged from the Pennsylvania Academy and the tutelage of Thomas Eakins, Fromuth moved to Brittany, France, where he would emotively and obsessively depict ships in the harbor and at sail. By 1905 he was concentrating solely on pastel, depicting …

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