(1858 - 1948)
Frank Charles Peyraud was active/lived in Illinois / Switzerland. Frank Peyraud is known for tree and seasonal landscape painting.
Biography Frank Peyraud
A hard-working fine-art painter, muralist and panoramist, Frank Peyraud
earned a lasting reputation for
rural landscapes, especially snowscenes in broadly defined forms and
glowing colors. Excepting a trip from 1921 to 1923 to Italy and
Switzerland, he was based in Chicago, where a Registrar of the Chicago
Art Institute in a materials for a traveling exhibition, described him
as the "dean of Chicago landscape artists." (Richter)
Peyraud was one of the first American painters to focus on Midwestern
landscape, and did many river and farm scenes including his signature
snowscapes. Many of his paintings reflected Impressionism, an
abstract style executed with rapid technique and broken brush strokes
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