August Reinhold Franzen
(1863 - 1938)
August Reinhold Franzen was active/lived in New York, Maine / Sweden. August Franzen is known for impresssionist portrait and landscape painting.
Biography August Reinhold Franzen
August Franzen (1863 - 1938)
Born in Drothem parish in the Swedish city of Norrkoping on the Baltic Sea, August Franzen became noted for his formal society portraiture, but was also successful as an impressionist landscape painter. At the age of twelve, he began a three-year apprentice ship to Anders Gottman, a portrait and genre painter in Norrkoping. This studied was followed by time in Stockholm, where he studied with Carl Julius Olsen and with Carl Larsen, a popular genre painter whom he later credited as being highly influential on his painting career.
In 1881, Franzen moved to Paris and enrolled in the Academy Julian* and studied with William-Adolphe Bouguereau and Tony Robert-Fleury.&n
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