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MILLER, Charles Henry, artist, born in New York city, 20 March, 1842. He was educated at Mount Washington collegiate institute, and was graduated in medicine at the New York homoeopathic institute in 1864. Before this time he had occasionally painted pictures, and in 1860 he exhibited "The Challenge Accepted "at the National academy of design, in New York city. He went abroad in 1864 and again in 1867, and was a pupil in the Bavarian royal academy at Munich under the instruction of Adolf Lier. He was elected an associate of the National academy in 1873 and academician in 1875, and was president of the New York art club in 1879 and of the American committee at the Munich international exposition in 1883. Among those of his pictures that have been exhibited at the National academy of design are " Near Munich " (1870); " A Long Island Homestead" (1873) ; " High Bridge from Harlem Lane" (1875); "A Bouquet of Oaks " (1884) ; "A Suburban Way-Side" (1886); and "Cornfield at Queen Lawn " (1887). He exhibited "Old Mill at Springfield, L. I.," and other paintings at the Philadelphia centennial, " Oaks at Creedmore "at the Paris exposition of 1878, and " Sunset at Purgatory " in that of 1882. He received the gold medal that was awarded by the Massachusetts charitable association in 1878, and another at the World's exposition in New Orleans in 1885. He has also published, under the pen-name of Carl de Muldor," The Philosophy of Art in America " (New York, 1885).
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