Frederick Lyder Frederickson is active/lives in New York, Massachusetts / Norway. Frederick Frederickson is known for abstract painting, wood carved sculpture, collage.
Biography Frederick Frederickson
Frederick Lyder Frederickson (1905-1990)
Written and submitted by Jim Dodge, January 25, 2014
Frederick Lyder Frederickson was born in 1905 in Mandal, a harbor on the southern tip of Norway. When Lyder was a teenager he helped his uncles on a sailing ship transporting lumber south to England. He once told me about a beautiful day when the schooner was under full sail and how he climbed way up the ship's rigging to the very top of the mast. Lyder was a strong athlete, a gymnast in his high school. He balanced his extended torso on the top of the wooden mast and held his balance on his hard stomach for as long as he could. He exclaimed how he could feel the ship moving through the waves and that he was momentarily flying with the se
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