|Charles Paul Gruppe |
Charles Paul Gruppe, painter, was born September 3, 1860 in Picton, Ontario and was based in New York City and East Gloucester, Massachusetts. Largely self-taught, Gruppe did study in Holland and a good portion of his work consists of Holland inspired scenes. He is not to be confused with his son, painter Emil Albert Gruppe. He died on September 30, 1940 in Rockport, Massachusettes.
Member: New York Watercolor Society; American Watercolor Society; Art Club of Philadelphia; Sculpture Club, 1893; National Art Club; Rochester Art Club; American Federation of Artists; Pulchre Studio, The Hague.
Exhibited: Rouen (gold); Exhibition of Paris et Provence (gold); Philadelphia Art Club (gold); St. Louis Exposition, 1904 (medal); Appalachian Exposition, Knoxville, 1910 (medal); Art Institute of Chicago, 1917 (prize).
Works Held: Brooklyn Museum; Detroit Art Institute; National Art Gallery; Reading Museum, Pennsylvania; Butler Art Institute; National Art College, New York; Memorial Gallery, Rochester, New York; City Art Museum, St. Louis; Maryland Institute; Museum, London, Ontario; National Gallery, Ottowa; Library, Rouen, France; Queen of Holland College; Joslyn Memorial Museum, Omaha; Dayton Art Institute; Parthenon, Nashville.
Falk, Who Was Who in American Art, 1985. Print.