Charles Chaplin

Paintings

Charles Chaplin

Paintings

Also known as Chaplin, Charles Joshua

Nationality: French

Biography:
Paris's most popular mid-19th-century fashion painter, as well as Emperor Napoleon's favorite court painter during the 1860s, Charles Chaplin specialized in elegant portraits of women and children in the tradition of Sir Joshua Reynolds and Thomas Gainsborough. He trained at the École des Beaux-Arts under Michel Martin Drolling and in 1847 began regularly exhibiting at the Paris Salons and at the Royal Academy in London. Some of Chaplin's portraits, especially of women wearing diaphanous clothing, were deemed too erotic for the time; in fact, the Salon jury of 1859 rejected his Aurora as scandalous. Chaplin's more chaste and tender depictions of children no doubt influenced his most famous American pupil, Mary Cassatt, who studied in his atelier in 1866. The State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg; Louvre Museum, Paris; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Musée d'Orsay, Paris; Bowes Museum, County Durham, United Kingdom; Indianapolis Musem of Art; and Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, are among the prestigious museums housing paintings by Chaplin.


 

Charles Chaplin Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
CHARLES CHAPLIN (French 1825-1891) Portrait of a Young Woman Oil on canvas 25.5in. x 21.5in. Signed lower right Condi
CHARLES CHAPLIN (French 1825-1891) Portrait of a Young Woman Oil on canvas 25.5in. x 21.5in. Signed lower right Condi...
Lot 23309
Auction 620
Wednesday, May 11, 2005
$15,057.00
CHARLES CHAPLIN (French, 1825-1891) Portrait of Young Woman with Kitten Oil on canvas 29 x 19-3/4 inches (73.7 x 50.2
CHARLES CHAPLIN (French, 1825-1891)Portrait of Young Woman with KittenOil on canvas29 x 19-3/4 inches (73.7 x 50.2...
Lot 33101
Auction 5004
Thursday, May 8, 2008
$14,340.00
CHARLES CHAPLIN (French, 1825-1911) Young Woman with Flower Basket Oil on canvas 38-3/4 x 24-3/4 inches (98.4 x 62.9
CHARLES CHAPLIN (French, 1825-1911)Young Woman with Flower BasketOil on canvas 38-3/4 x 24-3/4 inches (98.4 x 62.9...
Lot 79051
Auction 5035
Thursday, May 27, 2010
$14,340.00
CHARLES CHAPLIN (French, 1825-1891) La fille du peintre (or Sweet Innocence), 1881 Oil on canvas 25-3/4 x 18
CHARLES CHAPLIN (French, 1825-1891)La fille du peintre (or Sweet Innocence), 1881Oil on canvas25-3/4 x 18 ...
Lot 86064
Auction 5175
Sunday, June 22, 2014
$13,750.00
CHARLES CHAPLIN (French 1825-1891) Ecstacy Oil on canvas 21.5in. x 16.5in. Signed top right Condition Report: Canvas
CHARLES CHAPLIN (French 1825-1891) Ecstacy Oil on canvas 21.5in. x 16.5in. Signed top right Condition Report: Canvas ...
Lot 23313
Auction 620
Wednesday, May 11, 2005
$13,145.00

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