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CODMAN, Charles (1800 - 1842), Painter, designer of ornamental architectural features, engraver, decorative designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CODMAN, Charles (1800 - 1842), Painter, designer of ornamental architectural features, engraver, decorative designer

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 1800, in Boston (Massachusetts); died 1842.

Painter, designer of ornamental architectural features, engraver, decorative designer. Portraits, landscapes, military subjects, seascapes, harbour views, scenes with figures. Decorative panels.

Charles Codman trained with John Ritto Pennimans as a painter and designer of ornamental architectural features, and settled in Portland in 1822. He worked as a sign painter and decorator, but

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