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Achille-Emile Othon Friesz

 (1879 - 1949)
Achille-Emile Othon Friesz was active/lived in France.  Achille Emile Friesz is known for fauve and traditional painting, landscape, still life and figure.

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Achille-Emile Othon Friesz


Achille-Emile Othon Friesz, who later called himself just Othon Friesz (6 February 1879 - 10 January 1949), a native of Le Havre, was a French artist of the Fauvist movement.

Othon Friesz was born in Le Havre, the son of a long line of shipbuilders and sea captains. He went to school in his native city. It was while he was at the Lycee that he met his lifelong friend Raoul Dufy. He and Dufy studied at the Le Havre School of Fine Arts in 1895-96 and then went to Paris together for further study.

In Paris, Friesz met Henri Matisse, Albert Marquet, and Georges Rouault. Like them, he rebelled against the academic teaching of Bonnat and became a member of the Fauves, exhibiting with them in 1907. The following year, Friesz returne  ...  Displaying 750 of 2938 characters.



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About  Achille-Emile Othon Friesz

Born:  1879 - Le Havre, France
Died:   1949 - Paris, France
Known for:  fauve and traditional painting, landscape, still life and figure