Charles Yardley Turner
(1850- 1919) was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He was known as an American Renaissance painter as well as a muralist, illustrator and teacher. Turner studied at the National Academy of Design and later helped to found the Arts Students' League. He spent some time in Paris working with French artists. Turner's murals can be seen at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel and the Appellate Court, New York as well as in the library at DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, NY.