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|Charlotte Elizabeth (Bodwell) Morgan 1867 - 1947||
Charlotte was born in 1867 just north of San Francisco Bay in a sheep ranching region along the Petaluma River in the small town of Lakeville. She studied art at the San Francisco School of Design with Arthur Frank Mathews, Amedee Joullin and Emil Carlsen, and studied further with Armin Hansen and L. P. Latimer.
In 1896, she married Ross Morgan and settled in Berkeley where she taught in the public schools. Her husband died in 1917, and a few years later she moved to Carmel. She maintained a studio there, and along with her sister-in-law. famed California painter, Mary DeNeale Morgan. Charlotte was involved in teaching and exhibiting art with the Carmel Arts and Crafts Club. She received a masters degree from Cal Berkeley in 1928, and she exhibited her paintings throughout California. She remained in Carmel until her death in 1947 at the age of 80. Source: Edan Hughes, Edan Hughes. "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Oil on canvas, 20 x 14
(North shore of Point Lobos State Park,
just south of Carmel River State Beach)
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