Charles Carlos Marega
(1871 - 1939)
Charles Carlos Marega was active/lived in Ontario / Canada, Europe. Charles Marega is known for public sculpture, fountains, statues, portrait busts, teaching.
Biography Charles Carlos Marega
Charles Carlos Marega (September 24, 1871 – March 27, 1939) was a Canadian sculptor in the early 20th century. He was born in Lucinico, in the commune of Gorizia, then part of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire. He received training in plaster work in Mariano, Italy and then studied in Vienna and Zurich.
He met Bertha in Zurich, whom he married in 1899. He worked for a while in South Africa and then moved to Canada, arriving in Vancouver in October 1909, on their way to California. The North Shore Mountains reminded Bertha of her native Switzerland, which led to them settle in Vancouver.
Charles Marega lived in Canada for the rest of his life. In 1936, Bertha died. He later became a sculpture teacher at the Vancouver School of Ar
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