Beautiful 12" x 16" oil on canvas landscape entitled "Early Autumn" (1972) and signed by famed artist Charles Radoff , (1894 – 1986) - Russian painter (born Xavier Basil Radoff).This painting is in beautiful shape, and is in its original frame. The photos that have a 'whitish hue' to them are from the flash of the camera. The colors are very vibrant on the entire painting! Charles Xavier Basil Radoff - (C. Radoff) Charles Radoff was born on March 15, 1894 in Izmail, Bessarabia, Russia (now Ukraine). At the age eighteen Radoff emigrated to the United States and lived in New York City. Radoff served in the U.S. Army Calvary during World War I. The U.S. Army Air Service recognized his skills as an artist and used his talents as an aerial observer. When airborne, he would draw maps of enemy positions for use by the command staff. Although throughout his life he still did his sketching he later began painting. Art became his vocation in the late 1950's. While living in Southern California, he opened an art gallery in The San Fernando Valley. Radoff had galleries in Van Nuys, Reseda and Corona del Mar. He is best known for his florals, landscapes and seascapes. Charles Radoff died in 1986.
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