Charles Châtenay is a supporting character in Red Dead Redemption II.
Charles Châtenay is French artist who paints nudes and is visiting Saint Denis.
The art salons in Paris claim that he can not draw and paint. They tell him to go away and he decides to leave Paris for Saint Denis. He often refers to himself as a "whole ass", even though he means "asshole".
He will be at Doyle's Tavern and he will ask Arthur to buy him a drink. He and Arthur will chat while they drink. He tells Arthur that he has traveled the world and painted pictures in various countries. He then give Arthur one of his sketches when he leaves.
The next day a an angry man with a gun is upset at Charles for using his wife as a model and Arthur will break up the fight. He will thank him for stopping the man from hurting him and tells Arthur to come see his art exhibition.
Arthur can visit the art gallery and people are seen looking at the artwork. The people eventually realized that he painted them without them knowing in a undressed state. They are angry that Charles did that to them and a fight breaks out in the gallery. Charles is seen running away and tells Arthur that he is going to hiding for a few days.
Later Arthur encounters Charles who disguised himself as a woman and tells him that he is being persecuted by the citizens in Saint Denis. Charles tells him that plans on leaving Saint Denis and is going to the South Pacific. He tells Arthur to help him get on to next ship and that some angry people are looking for him. When they arrive, some men where waiting for Charles and want to beat him up. Charles will run to safety while Arthur fights the men. After the fight, Charles will get on the ship and they will say goodbye to one another.
- The Artist's Way