Born in Rochester, New York on July 15, 1867 of French parents,
Frederick DuMond was a graduate of the Mechanics' Institute in
Rochester and further studied in Paris at Académie Julian and Ecole des
Beaux Arts under Lefebvre, Cormon, Laurens, and Doucet.
While in France he operated a school in Crecy for six years, and then
was in Italy during the 1890s. Returning to New York, he taught
at the Art Students League in 1908, and at the Los Angeles School of
Art & Design after moving to southern California in winter of 1910.
Three years were spent painting in the Southwest including painting in northern Arizona before settling in
Monrovia, California. He also homesteaded a sheep ranch in the Mojave Deser
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California State Library (Sacramento); Southern California Artists
(Nancy Moure); Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs
(Bénézit, E); American Art Annual
1900-27; Art Digest, June 1927 (obituary); NY Times & Los Angeles Times, 5-26-1927 (obits).Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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