Marine Arts and Artifacts Specialists
Contact Us
(949) 642-7945
MARITIME PAINTINGSMARINE THEMED PAINTINGSSHIP MODELSSAILOR ARTSARTIFACTSINSTRUMENTSBOOKS & EPHEMERA
  advanced :: search >
Charles Rosner (1894-1975)
German-American
return

Born to a doctorís family in Langendorf, Germany, Charles Rosnerís childhood included family holidays in the Port of Kolberg. During these visits he developed a fascination for the sea and the vessels which plied its ways.

He went on to serve aboard the sailing ships he admired as a youth and accumulated an impressive five cape horn passages before leaving the sailorís life in Iquique, Peru at the onset of the first world war. While there he worked in copper mines for the warís duration, which assuredly helped his passion for traveling resurface.

The artist then emigrated to Canada and onward to America, where he soon married and established a permanent home in New York. Rosnerís affinity for the sea propelled him into a commitment as a full-time marine painter of historic sailing vessels, and other sea-faring subjects. It is written that the quality of his work, some later reproduced as chromolithographs, deserved more recognition during his lifetime. Today his artistic accomplishment is apparent through the collections and museums that include Charles Rosner.

Click here to see works by Charles Rosner (1894-1975)
Click here to see our Gallery Archives of works by Charles Rosner (1894-1975)
back to top
Director's Statement About Us Essays & Articles Gallery Archives Artist Listing
       
Related Links Site Map Contact Us