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  Frederick Carl  Frieseke 


Birth Year : 1874
Death Year : 1939
Country : US

Frederick Carl Frieseke was born in Owosso, Michigan. He attended the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League in New York. In 1898 he went to Paris to study at the Académie Julian, under Benjamin Constant and Jean-Paul Laurens, and then at the Académie Carmen, under his most influential instructor, James Abbott McNeill Whistler. In 1906 he purchased a home in Giverny, adjacent to Claude Monet's, after which time his work became increasingly Impressionistic, filling his canvases with color and light. After World War I he acquired a house in Normandy where he lived for the rest of his life until his death on August 24, 1939.

Frieseke exhibited his work in Europe and the United States. In addition to winning many awards during his lifetime, he was also a member of the national Academy, the societé Nationale des Beaux-Arts, and the International Society of Arts and Letters.


 
Frederick Carl Frieseke
Peace



Frederick Carl Frieseke
Mirror, The



Frederick Carl Frieseke
Venus in the Sunlight



Frederick Carl Frieseke
Lilies



Frederick Carl Frieseke
Hollyhocks



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