C. Bosseron Chambers

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He is considered a society painter, having executed portraits of many of the leading socialites of the early 20th century in his high-society Art Deco style.    He was famous for his relgious themed images that he painted.
Chambers was born in St. Louis, Missouri and was a pupil at the Berlin Academy and at the Royal Academy of Vienna.....Examples of his portraits hang in the Missouri Historical Society in St. Louis and at the Osceola Club in St. Augustine, Florida.....He is listed in all the major art journals.....Upon graduation from the University of St. Louis, Chambers began a professional career in Palm Beach, Florida.....From this period date the fantastic figure compositions exhibited at the St. Louis Exposition along with portraits of other famous Palm Beachers Henry Phipps, Henry M. Flagler, Mrs. Voorhis and others.....In 1916 he moved to New York City and established himself in the Carnegie Studios, Carnegie Hall, where he occupied an exquisite atelier.....This is where he produced the ''Light of the World,'' the most popular religious painting of the early 1900s in the USA of which hundreds of prints were done.....He was a member of the Society of Illustrators in New York City and the Salmagundi Club in New York City.....He illustrated Sir Walter Scott's, ''Quentin Durward, in the Scribner Classics for Young People''.....His work was exhibited at the well-known John Levy Galleries in New York City in the 1930s.