Charles A. Platt bob
Original Artwork by Charles A. Platt
Title: A Misty Morning
Framed Size: 22 x 27 inches
Artist Bio: Charles A. Platt
(Courtesy of Wikipedia)
Originally created in 1888. Etching and dry point on Japan paper.
Born in New York City, Platt trained as a landscape painter, and as an etcher with Stephen Parrish in Gloucester, Massachusetts in 1880. He attended the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League in New York, and later in Paris the Académie Julian, with Gustave Boulanger and Jules Joseph Lefebvre. At the Paris Salon of 1885 he exhibited his paintings and etchings and gained his first audience. In the decade 1880–1890 he made hundreds of etchings of architecture and landscapes. He received a bronze medal at the Paris Exposition Universelleof 1900.