Charles Fraser - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Charles Fraser

Place: Edinburgh

Born: 1782

Death: 1860

Nationality: United Kingdom


Charles Fraser (1782-1860) was a popular and respected artist who numbered Thomas Sully, Edward Malbone, and Washington Allston among his friends. The leading miniaturist in Charleston prior to the Civil War, Fraser studied and practiced law until 1817 when he took up painting. Although he lived in Charleston, SC, he made many summer visits to the ...