Charles Fraser

Charles Fraser, 1782-1860, by unknown, Daguerreotype, Gibbes Museum of Art/Carolina Art Association, 1958.10.07.
Name
Charles Fraser
Born
Charleston, South Carolina 1782
Died
Charleston, South Carolina 1860
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Luce Artist Biography

Charles Fraser practiced law from 1808 until 1817, before taking up painting. He was the leading miniaturist in Charleston before the Civil War, producing more than five hundred portraits as well as a number of landscape paintings. Based in Charleston his entire life, he also traveled widely along the eastern seaboard, heading north during the summer months and south as the seasons changed.

Works by This Artist

1837
watercolor on ivory
ca. 1820
watercolor on ivory
ca. 1835
watercolor on ivory
1821
watercolor on ivory
1820
watercolor on ivory
ca. 1820
watercolor on ivory