Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Platt, Charles Adams
PLATT, Charles Adams, artist, b. in New York city, 16 Oct., 1861. He studied at the Art league and the National academy, New York, during 1878-'80, and in 1884-'5 under Boulanger and Lefebvre in Paris. He has given much attention to etching, in which branch of art he has been very successful. His works include “Interior of Fish-houses,” “Fishing Boats,” and “Provincial Fishing Village” (1882); “Old Houses near Bruges” (1883); “Deventer, Holland” (1885); “Quai des Orfèvres, Paris” (1886); and “Dieppe” (1887). He paints also in oil and in water-color, and has exhibited at the Salon, the National academy, New York, and the American water-color society.