Charles Rollo Peters
Charles Rollo Peters (April 10, 1862 – March 2, 1928) was an American oil painter of nocturnes.
Peters was born on April 10, 1862 in San Francisco, California. He studied at the Académie Julian and the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France; where he was a student of Jean-Léon Gérôme, Gustave Boulanger, and Jules Joseph Lefebvre.
Peters opened a studio in Monterey, California, where he became an oil painter of nocturnes. He was a zealot of the Bohemian Club. According to the San Francisco Examiner, he became "one of the world's greatest artists." For the Los Angeles Times, he was "known internationally for his nocturne studies of Californian and European subjects."
Peters resided in Monterey afterward his second wife, Constance Mabel Easley, who was a painter. His son, Dewitt Clinton Peters was as well as a painter. His son, Charles Rollo Peter (commonly known as Rollo Peters), was an actor, theatre director, and scenic designer.
Peters died on March 2, 1928 in San Francisco, at age 66. His act out is in the remaining collection of the Laguna Art Museum.