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Record: Portrait of Charles Chilton

Charles Chilton
 
               
Portrait of Charles Chilton by George Caleb Bingham, CRS # 6

Copyright 2008, George Caleb Bingham Catalogue Raisonne Supplement
Fred R. Kline, M.A., Editor & Director, Independent Art Historian
Kline Art Research Associates
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Artist:
  GEORGE CALEB BINGHAM, American, 1811-1879 
   
Title:
  PORTRAIT OF CHARLES CHILTON
 

Born Sept. 26, 1818, Warrenton, Virginia. Died Nov. 17, 1847, Boonville, Missouri of typhoid fever, age 29. Buried on family farm, Bunceton, MO.

Lawyer; admitted to the bar in 1839, practiced in Boonville, Missouri.

Son of Stephen and Susan Turner Chilton who moved with their family from Virginia to Franklin, Missouri circa 1830-35. Brother of Samuel Chilton. Married Mary Emma Chilton (1820-1907)of Warrenton, VA on Feb. 2, 1844; two children: Eloise Chilton (1846-1923) and Susan Chilton Cully (1845-1926).

     
Medium:
  Oil on canvas 
   
       Size:
  27 x 21.5 inches
   
 

 

 

   
Date:




 

Painted circa 1846-47 in Boonville, Missouri

     
Collections:

 

By descent in the family of Charles Chilton

Private Collection, Missouri.

 

     
Exhibitions:

  First exhibition:  The George Caleb Bingham Catalogue Raisonne Supplement of Paintings and Drawings. Fred R. Kline, Editor. George Caleb Bingham, Portrait of Charles Chilton . Exhibited online at www.GeorgeCalebBingham.org.  Ongoing from April 14, 2008, Santa Fe, NM
 Publications  

 

First publication: The George Caleb Bingham Catalogue Raisonne Supplement of Paintings and Drawings.  Fred R. Kline, Editor.  Record: Portrait of Charles Chilton. Illustration #6. Published online at www.GeorgeCalebBingham.org.  Ongoing from April 14, 2008, Santa Fe, NM.

Note: E. Maurice Bloch was unaware of this painting and did not mention it or include it in his 1986 Catalogue Raisonne, The Paintings of George Caleb Bingham.

 

  

 

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