Charles Lewis Fox
(1854 - 1927)
Charles Lewis Fox was active/lived in Maine. Charles Fox is known for painting.
Biography Charles Lewis Fox
The Socialist Labor Party's two-time candidate for Governor of Maine, Charles Lewis Fox devoted much of his painting career to socially relevant subject matter. Like the present picture, which depicts a group of quarry workers going about their daily activities, much of Fox's early work reflects his empathy for members of the working class.
Fox grew up in a relatively affluent Portland, Maine, household, and studied architecture for a year at MIT before pursuing training as an artist. Like many aspiring painters of his day, Fox set his sights on Paris, eventually gaining admission to the prestigious École des Beaux-Arts. While in Paris, Fox undertook an apprenticeship at Manufacture des Gobelins, the renowned textile, tapestry and carpetin
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