Born in Lancaster, Ohio. Lived in New York and Cincinnati.
Settled in Chicago and became the city’s most popular still-life
painter. Known for painting fruit, landscapes, figures, and portraits.
Brother of still-life painter, Morston Ream.
Still Life with Grapes, oil on canvas, 18" x 26" image,
21" x 29" with period frame, s.l.r. “C.P. Ream
Member: Chicago Academy Design
In the Collection of: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum
of Art; The Art Institute of Chicago; Sheldon Memorial Art
Gallery; Cheekwood Museum of Art & Botanical Garden; Museum
of Art at Brigham Young University; and Minneapolis Institute