(1829 - 1905)
William Charles Anthony Frerichs was active/lived in New York, New Jersey, North Carolina / Netherlands, Belgium. William Frerichs is known for landscape, figure, genre and portrait painting, teaching.
William Frerichs, best known for landscapes and winter scenes, was born
in Ghent and educated in Belgium but immigrated to the United States
about 1852. He settled first in New York City and exhibited at the
National Academy of Design in 1852.
He taught art in
Greensboro, North Carolina from 1854 to 1863. In 1869 he moved to
Tottenville, Staten Island, and later to Newark, New Jersey, where he
operated an art school. He died in Tottenville March 16, 1905.
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art