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The Tower

Dublin Core

Title

The Tower

Creator

Dahlgren, Charles W.

Source

http://charleswdahlgreen.com/

Format

14 x 8 inches

Identifier

1766

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Biography

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Charles Dahlgren created etchings and dry points with a skillful sense of design and these have received more attention than his paintings. As a youth he left school to support his family. He spent years doing sign painting, decorating, etching swords, working in foundries, and prospecting in the Klondike. He also managed some art studies including three years in Dusseldorf, Germany in the 1880s and in 1906 at The Art Institute of Chicago. He painted in Arizona, painting the Grand Canyon in the early 1920s. Later he was in Yosemite. Nine of his etchings are in the Library of Congress. Three of those are from his Yosemite series.

Category

WSPAC

Media

etching

Media Details

etching

Signature Position

lower right

Citation

Dahlgren, Charles W., “The Tower,” Westport Public Schools Digital Collections, accessed November 17, 2019, https://collections.westportps.org/items/show/1857.

Item Relations

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