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Maurice Freed

 (1911 - 1981)
Maurice Freed was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Illinois.  Maurice Freed is known for magazine illustrations.

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Maurice Freed


MAURICE FREED (1911 - 1981)

Maurice Freed, a native of Pottsville, Pennsylvania and a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Art, lived and painted in Philadelphia during most of his life.  At the age of nineteen, he won a scholarship to the Cape School of Art in Provincetown where he studied with Henry Hensche, Morris Davidson, and Albert Alcalay.  At twenty-one, he sketched on the beaches at Atlantic City, New Jersey and then in 1934, at the age of twenty two, his talents were recognized when he was invited to Chicago to become Art Director of Esquire Magazine. 

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About  Maurice Freed

Born:  1911
Died:   1981
Known for:  magazine illustrations