Charles Cheston (1882 – 1960)
Charles Cheston was a painter and etcher born in London in 1882. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London and went on to exhibit widely, including shows at the Royal Academy, Goupil Gallery, Fine Art Society and New English Art Club.
His first solo exhibition took place at Colnaghi’s in 1929, the same year that his wife, Evelyn Cheston, died. Cheston wrote a biography dedicated to her, titled Evelyn Cheston: member of the New English Art Club 1908-1929 which was published in 1931.
He died in 1960 aged 78.
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