(1913 - 1975)
Frederik Lund Ottesen was active/lived in New York, New Jersey / France. Frederik Ottesen is known for abstract painting.
Biography Frederik Ottesen
The following was submitted November 2004 by Jay Caldwell, The Caldwell Gallery, Manlius, NY
Frederik Lund Ottesen studied at the University of Gettysburg, and later at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, where he won the school's most prestigious prize. Arriving in Paris in 1938, Ottesen entered Georges Braque's atelier and exhibited with the Galerie des Quatre Chemins until the second world war.
After a distinguished military career, Ottesen returned to France and became friends with Hans Hartung. At this time, he began to paint abstractions. He showed extensively throughout Europe in the 50's and 60's, and was affiliated with the prestigious Galerie Coard in Paris and Downtown Gallery in NY.