Charles Henry Richert, American (1880-1974).
Charles H. Richert was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He studied at the Massachusetts Normal Art School,
and with Joseph De Camp, Ernest L. Major, and R. Andrew. He spent a year in Europe studying at some of
the major art galleries there. Some time later in his life he moved to Ellsworth, Maine and opened a
studio there. From there he painted many scenes of the coastal area around Blue Hill Bay and Bar Harbor.
Richert was a member of the Boston Society of Water Color Painters, Painters Guild, Boston Artists, and
the American Watercolor Society. He exhibited at the Boston Art Club (1906-1907), the New York Water Color
Club, the American Water Color Society, the American Federation of Art, the Philadelphia Art Club, the
Connecticut Academy of Art, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Annual Exhibition 1912, the Beaux-Arts
Institute of Design 1919 (prize), 1920 (prize), the National Academy of Design 1923, the Art Institute of
Chicago, and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
He held teaching positions at the Rindge Technical School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the Massachusetts
School of Art. During his career he also worked for some time designing theater set layouts, and was known
to have created color woodblock prints. His work is represented in some of the most prestigious public and
private collections in the US, including, the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine.
"Landscape of Trees and Meadow",
Signed lower right.
Pastel. 10" x 13"
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