Charles Vezin

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Charles Vezin
Born9 April 1858
Died13 March 1942
Children2 sons, 2 daughters
RelativesFrederick Vezin, brother

Charles Vezin (9 April 1858, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania[1] – 13 March 1942, Coral Gables, Florida) was an American painter.


Vezin was born on April 9, 1858, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Charles Vezin and Caroline Vezin, née Kalisky. His younger brother was the painter Frederick Vezin.[1]

On 14 June 1883 he married Adah Delamater (1858–1930) in New York City.[2]

Vezin became a painter at the age of 40.[3] He exhibited his work at the Academy of Fine Arts, the National Academy of Design, and the Corcoran Gallery.[4] He was the president of the Art Students League of New York and the Salmagundi Club.[3][5]

In 1914, he published an essay in the Brooklyn Eagle that was intended to convince the U.S. of the German viewpoint in World War I.[6]

Vezin had two sons and two daughters.[3] He died on March 13, 1942, in Coral Gables, Florida, at age 83.[3][5]


  1. ^ a b Charles Joseph Cohen: Memoir of Rev. John Wiley Faires, A. M., D. D., Founder and Principal of the Classical Institute, Philadelphia. A Teacher from 1831 to 1888, with Photographs and Biographic Sketches of Upward of Five Hundred of His Former Pupils 1926, p. 781 ff.
  2. ^ Phillip D. DeLamarter: Connecting with Our Past: A Genealogy of Descendants of Claude Le Maitre, Volume 1 Gateway Press, 2002, p. 543
  3. ^ a b c d "Charles Vezin, 83, Noted Artist, Dies". The Miami News. March 14, 1942. p. 12. Retrieved July 4, 2020 – via
  4. ^ "Charlez Vezin, Painter, Dies In Coral Gables". The Miami Herald. March 14, 1942. p. 1. Retrieved July 4, 2020 – via
  5. ^ a b "Charles Vezin". Chicago Tribune. March 14, 1942. p. 22. Retrieved July 4, 2020 – via
  6. ^ "The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. New York. Thursday. August 6, 1914. Page 4". Retrieved 2023-11-04.
    "Kölnische Zeitung. 1914 - Nr. 975. Mittags-Ausgabe. Montag, 31. August 1914". (in German). Retrieved 2023-11-04.
    "Bensberger Volkszeitung. 48. Jahrgang. Nr. 113. Mittwoch, 2. September 1914". (in German). Retrieved 2023-11-04.