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Richard Friese

 (1854 - 1918)
Richard Bernhard Louis Friese was active/lived in United States, Germany.  Richard Friese is known for moose and deer images painting and drawing.

Richard Friese

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Richard Fries, a wildlife and landscape painter, attended German art schools in Berlin including the Art Academie of Berlin from 1874-1880. After traveling in Norway and the Orient, he did painting that earned him a prestigious reputation for animal painting in Germany and beyond.

His work was exhibited in Paris, Vienna and Berlin. In 1892 he became an official member of the Art Academie of Berlin and in 1896 became a professor.

His famous moose and deer images were acquired by the German - Austrian empire and were then issued in famous German museums (Berlin, Dresden, Munster, etc.) He painted a year only 1-2 large images. Most of them were destroyed in the last years of the war or listed as missing.

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Wyoming

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About  Richard Friese

Born:  1854 - Gumbinnen, Germany
Died:   1918 - Bad Zwischenahn, Germany
Known for:  moose and deer images painting and drawing