(1840 - 1902)
Paul Frenzeny was active/lived in California, Kansas / France. Paul Frenzeny is known for western genre-views, illustrator.
Biography Paul Frenzeny
Paul Frenzeny is known primarily as an illustrator and painter who completed many illustrations for "Harper's Weekly".
Frenzeny was born in France and reportedly served in the French cavalry in Mexico during Maximilian's reign. Harper's hired Frenzeny and Jules Tavernier to make a sketching tour across the continent to San Francisco beginning in 1873. Frenzeny used his excellent drawing skills in executing the foreground details, with the whole being made on woodblocks and sent to the engraver for reproduction. During their journey, Frenzeny and Tavernier rode the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway from Parsons, Kansas, across Indian Territory, to Denison, Texas. Frenzeny and Tavernier arrived in Denison, Texas in 1873 and completed
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