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Finding Aid for the Charles Conder Papers, 1900-1913
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Description
Charles Conder (1868-1909) was born in London. He studied painting in Sydney, Melbourne and Paris. He specialized in portrait and landscape painting. The collection consists of letters to Conder and to his wife from English and French personnages of the art world illustrating tastes and aesthetic values of their social class during the early 20th century when art nouveau was in vogue.
Background
Conder was born in London on October 24, 1868; spent early childhood in India; went to Australia in 1885 and studied painting in Sydney and Melbourne; continued studies in Paris in 1890 at Académie Julian and the Louvre; exhibited with William Rothenstein in Paris, and at the New English Art Club (NEAC) and Carfax Gallery in London; specialized in portrait and landscape painting; settled in London in 1897; declining health forced him to give up painting in 1906; died at Virginia Water on April 9, 1909.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.