ABOUT CHARLES J. WILSON

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Charles J. Wilson

1880-1965

Charles J. A. Wilson: A fine marine painter and etcher, Charles J. A. Wilson served in the American Navy for over thirty years. He studied art at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts from 1899 to 1902 and then enlisted in the navy as a military artist. During the First World War, Wilson spent two years in France in this capacity and following the war was commissioned on many occasions to both paint and etch American warships and marine views. From 1920 to 1950, Wilson's art was exhibited throughout the United States, including major showings in Washington, New York, Boston, St. Louis, San Francisco and San Diego.

WORKS BY WILSON CHARLES