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Artist of the moment………..Charles Reiffel


Charles Reiffel was born in Indianapolis, Indiana  in the year 1862. Reiffel was an outstanding artist  and as a teenager  was good enough to get a job as  young man with a lithography company. Reiffel is classified by many historians as a California Impressionist.

Reiffel worked as a lithographer in New York City and also Cincinatti, Ohio.

After this experience he travelled overseas and studied with painter Carl Marr at the Munich, Germany Academy of Art.

Reiffel flourished in his later years as his modernist landscapes were in great demand by collectors. He gave up lithography in the early 1920s to concentrate on painting.

Charles Reiffel passed away in 1942.

Price range information: The artist worked in oils, gouache, and watercolor with prices ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.

In this clip an interview with a curator discussing some important works by Charles Reiffel: