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us: Aiken, Charles Avery, 1872-1965

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        Worcester, Mass.
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        New York, N.Y.
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        Milan, Italy
    • Birth Place

        Georgia, Vt.
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        • Organization: Museum of Fine Arts
        • Organization: Wellesley Society of Artists
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          (lcsh) Graphic artists
            (lcsh) Painters
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          • found: Charles Avery Aiken papers, 1872-1965: (Charles Avery Aiken; b. 1872; d. 1965; painter)
          • found: WwasW in Amer. art, 1999: (Aiken, Charles Avery; painter, graphic artist: b. 1872; d. 1965)
          • found: NY times, 02/12/1965, obit.: (Charles A. Aiken; Charles Avery Aiken; director of Artists' Group; painter, graphic artist; b. 1872; 92 years old)
          • found: RLIN, Oct. 27, 2004: (hdg.: Aiken, Charles Avery, 1872-1965)
          • found: NUCMC data from Wellesley Hist. Soc. for Aiken family papers, 1854-1981 (Charles Avery Aiken (1872-1965) was born on Sept. 29, 1872 in Georgia, Vt. He grew up in Worcester, Mass. and studied drawing and painting at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Mass. He organized the Fifteen Gallery exhibition corporative in New York City to assist other artists. He exhibited in Milan, Italy and was Director of the Allied Artists of America Inc. for a number of years. A founding member of the Wellesley Society of Artists, Aiken was well known for his watercolors of flowers and landscapes in oil. He originated the process of printing from a plaster block and was the first exhibitor of prints produced by that process. The textile artist Edith Huntington Snow was the subject of many of his paintings. He died on Feb. 10, 1965, and was buried in his family's burial plot in Worcester, Mass.)
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