An Artist’s Eye: The Lukas Charles Collection

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An Artist’s Eye: The Lukas Charles Collection

Published on January 5, 2024

Featuring rarely-seen portraits by some of the 19th and early 20th centuries’ most accomplished European, American, and British portrait artists, including Ilya Repin (1844-1930), William Merritt Chase (1849-1916), and Solomon J. Solomon (1860-1927). The collection was assembled by Dr. Lukas Charles, an artist and New York radiologist. The 28 paintings selected from Dr. Charles’ extraordinary collection represent some of the finest examples of realistic portraiture produced during this period. 

Curators and Co-Artistic Directors of the Lyme Academy, Jordan Sokol and Amaya Gurpide, see in this collection an opportunity for their students, fellow artists, and the art-loving public to witness first-hand both the technical excellence and expressive diversity of previous academic masters.

The exhibition runs from Nov 19, 2023 – February 18, 2024 at Chauncey-Stillman Gallery, 84 Lyme Street, South Parking Lot, Old Lyme, CT 06371.

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