Charles DamrowUnited States
Art Brokerage: Charles Damrow American Artist: b.1916-1989. Charles Damrow was born on 2/20/1916 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and he died on 12/11/89 in Oneida, Wisconsin. He was the youngest of 15 children; a self-taught artist and was known for his talent as early as elementary school. Charles Damrow ran away out west at the age of 13 because he loved horses, buffalo, Indian culture and the wild west. He worked during his lifetime as a cowboy, a forester, and a sign painter. He was a paratrooper in WWII. The walls of taverns and restaurants throughout the Wisconsion Dells were decorated by him with scenes of the Old West. Damrow, who drifted between acclaim and obscurity, had associations and friendships with many notable westerners, including Olaf Wieghorst, Barry Goldwater, Peter McDonald and Bill McGee. Damrow's largest painting is "Crow Buffalo Hunters" which measures 8' x 10. His paintings are highly collectible, held in private collections, municipal buildings, and corporate collections. Damrow has been noted in the Illustrated Biographical Encyclopedia of Artists of the American West, American Indian Painters: A Biographical Directory, American Artists at Auction 1645-1945, Artists Blue Book, Southwest the Land and the People, and numerous magazines and newspaper articles. Damrow was largely self taught and enjoyed painting nostalgic scenes of the frontier. Listings wanted.Read More +
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