Frederick Stuart Church
(1842 - 1924)
Frederick Stuart Church was active/lived in New York, Michigan. Frederick Church is known for animal, allegorical, illustrator.
Biography Frederick Stuart Church
Known for his decorative work with a sense of fun and humor, especially of anthropomorphic animals, Frederic Stuart Church was a native of Michigan who had a long career in New York City. He had in-depth knowledge of animal anatomy, which was evident in the depictions of this subject in oil, watercolor, and etchings.
His first allegorical compositions were produced in the mid-1870s. Although he was a strong believer in academic training, Church did not visit Europe until late in life and felt that foreign art had little to teach Americans.
He was directed by his parents toward a business career, and worked from the age thirteen to seventeen for the American Express Company in Chicago. He did a lot of drawing in his spare time
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