Charles Locke WPA Era Charcoal Drawing Church Marketplace



Charles Locke. Cincinnati, Ohio regionalist artist. Drawing of a Church and marketplace scene in possibly Mexico or Europe. Size of the work is is about 8 7/8X9.5, mat 16.25X20.5, .75 inch lower middle margin. Highly modern and highly decorative. A very famous regionalist artist.

He studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy and the Art Students League in New York City. His teacher was Joseph Pennell. He also went to Paris to study artwork. He won many prizes and his work is held at the Phillips Collection, the British Museum, the Corcoran Gallery, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Size is 14.75X10 inches.