Frederick Carl Frieseke

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Birthday
7, 1874
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Aug 24, 1939 (65)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
7, 1874
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Aug 24, 1939 (65)

About

American Impressionist painter best known for "Cherry Blossoms," "Summer," and other images of sun-dappled women.

Before Fame

He studied at the Art Students League in New York City and then spent fourteen years in Paris perfecting his technique.

Trivia

He was a member of the famed Giverny Art Colony in France.

Family Life

He was born in Owosso, Michigan, and was the grandson of German immigrants. He married Sadie O'Bryan in 1905.

Associated With

He and Mary Cassatt, born several decades before Frieseke, both became prominent American Impressionist painters.