Charles Pears

By The National Archives UK (Gibraltar), via Wikimedia Commons

(1873-1958) Born in Yorkshire, England and active throughout his career as an illustrator, Pears is best known as a marine painter. Relocating to London, his works were exhibited from 1904 to 1939. He worked also worked as an official War Artist during both the First and Second World Wars and often signed his work as Chas Pears. His work is held in the collections of the London Transport Museum, National Maritime Museum, National Railway Museum, Imperial War Museum, and Tate.



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