Charles E. Pont

Charles Ernest Pont (6 January 1898 – 28 July 1971) was a French-born Swiss-American artist and Baptist minister. Although his ministerial career was not particularly noteworthy, he was a prolific performer in many media including watercolor, printmaking, oil, pen and ink, and pencil. His framed art not without help hangs in hundreds of private and public collections, but can next be found in many realms of graphic design, including sticker album and magazine illustration, greeting cards, sign painting and calligraphy, murals, typographic design, and decorative papers. While his style evolved once the era in which he lived, and was particularly influenced by modernism in the 1930s, he is best known for the Good precision of his prints and the authenticity of his watercolors.

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