Charles W. Dahlgren

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Charles W. Dahlgren

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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.

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“Charles W. Dahlgren ,” Westport Public Schools Digital Collections, accessed May 6, 2021, https://collections.westportps.org/items/show/2116.

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