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Charles F. Blauvelt
Date: 1824 - 1900
Remarks: Charles F. Blauvelt studied drawing at the National Academy of Design and later as a pupil of Charles Loring Elliott. He began work as a portrait and genre painter in New York City, first exhibiting at the National Academy in 1847 and at the American Art-Union in 1848. He was elected an academician of the National Academy in 1859. From 1862 to 1867 he lived in Philadelphia and exhibited genre scenes at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Blauvelt returned to New York in 1867 and resided in Yonkers. In 1872 be became an instructor of drawing at the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis and remained on the faculty there until 1898.