Frederic Kimball Mizen
(1888 - 1964)
Frederic Kimball Mizen was active/lived in Illinois. Frederic Mizen is known for landscape and Indian portrait painting, illustration.
Born in Chicago, Frederic Mizen became a noted western genre and landscape painter as well as illustrator, portraitist, and art teacher. From childhood, he had heard stories of the West from his father who was secretary to three generals active on the frontier.
In Chicago, he attended the J. Francis Smith Academy of Art, studied there with Walter Ufer, and then enrolled in the Art Institute of Chicago*. He also studied at the Academy Julian* in Paris.
At age 20, he began an illustration assignment with Joseph P. Berren Studios for a Sears catalogue and continued commercial art, doing the first billboard ad for Coca Cola as well as numerous magazine covers including Saturday Evening Post, the American ... Displaying 750 of 5548 characters.