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Frederick Carl Frieseke

 (1874 - 1939)
Frederick Carl Frieseke was active/lived in New York, Michigan / France.  Frederick Frieseke is known for female figure in interior and landscape painting.

Frederick Carl Frieseke

Born in Owosso, Michigan, Frederick Frieseke became a leading American Impressionist, his principal subject being a single voluptuous female figure, often nude, in a colorful outdoor setting of sun dappled light.  A frequent model was his wife, and together they shopped for costumes including the parasols that were so frequently held by his subjects.

He studied at The Art Institute of Chicago, the Art Students League in New York, and at age 24, entered James Whistler's Academie Carmen in Paris.  In 1899, he painted mural decorations in Atlantic City, New Jersey for Wanamaker's store and the Shelbourne Hotel.

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About  Frederick Carl Frieseke

Born:  1874 - Owosso, Michigan
Died:   1939 - Le Mesnil-sur-Blangy, France
Known for:  female figure in interior and landscape painting