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Frederick Sexton

 (1889 - 1975)
Frederick Lester Sexton was active/lived in Connecticut.  Frederick Sexton is known for landscape, portrait, still life.

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An American Regionalist from Connecticut, Frederick Sexton seldom traveled farther than 50 miles from his home of New Haven. Of his part of the country, he said: "I wonder if one can get any better subjects at any other places. Take our beaches---our wharves, they are wonderfully interesting. . . We don't need to go away. Beauty is right here . . ." (18) His painting subjects included landscapes, portraits and post-World War I genre scenes of people enjoying life after the tensions of World War I. His landscapes are "filled with the secure beauty of the commonplace and the sure conviction that a pasture is as important a source of inspiration as the sublimity of a mountain wilderness or the romance of a foreign subject.

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