biography of Charles HOPPS (1808-1890)

Birth place: Leeds, England

Death place: Alameda, CA

Addresses: Boston, active 1849-50; San Francisco

Profession: Heraldic and fancy painter

Exhibited: San Fran. AA, 1873

Comments: Came to the U.S. in 1826 and settled in Boston, but had moved to California by 1851. In 1850 he was a partner of -- Breslaw.

Sources: G&W; Bowditch, Early Water-Color Paintings of New England Coats of Arms," 205; Heraldic Journal, IV (1868), 192. More recently, see Hughes, Artists of California, 266."