Frederick Carl Frieseke
(1874 - 1939)
Frederick Carl Frieseke was active/lived in New York, Michigan / France. Frederick Frieseke is known for female figure in interior and landscape painting.
Biography Frederick Carl Frieseke
Born in Owosso, Michigan, Frederick Frieseke became a leading American Impressionist, his principal subject being a single voluptuous female
figure, often nude, in a colorful outdoor setting of sun dappled
light. A frequent model was his wife, and together they shopped
for costumes including the parasols that were so frequently held by his
He studied at The Art Institute of Chicago, the Art
Students League in New York, and at age 24, entered James Whistler's
Academie Carmen in Paris. In 1899, he painted mural decorations in
Atlantic City, New Jersey for Wanamaker's store and the Shelbourne
Lured back to France by the painting style of Impressionism and the
freedom and stimulation of t
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