Portrait of Frederick Carl Frieseke

Frederick Carl Frieseke Painting Reproductions 1 of 1


American Impressionist Painter

Frederick Carl Frieseke was an American Impressionist painter, born on April 7, 1874 in Owosso, Michigan. He was a prominent member of the Giverny Colony of American Impressionist painters in France. Frieseke was known for his paintings of fashionable women in outdoor settings, often with a focus on light and color. He received formal training in art at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Académie Julian in Paris. In addition to his successful career as a painter, Frieseke was also a teacher and had a significant influence on the development of American Impressionism. He died on August 24, 1939 in Paris, France.

Frieseke's work was heavily influenced by the French Impressionist movement, and he was especially drawn to the work of Pierre-Auguste Renoir. He lived in France for much of his life and was a regular visitor to Giverny, a rural community near Paris that was home to many American artists. He painted both indoor and outdoor scenes, but is best known for his lush, colorful paintings of women in gardens and other outdoor settings.

Frieseke's style was characterized by loose brushwork, bright colors, and a focus on light. He was also known for his innovative use of light and color to create a sense of atmosphere and mood in his paintings. Throughout his career, Frieseke continued to experiment with new techniques and approaches to painting, and his work was well-received by critics and collectors alike.

In addition to his painting, Frieseke was also a respected teacher and mentor to many young artists. He taught at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Art Institute of Chicago, and his students included many future stars of the American art world.

Today, Frieseke's work is highly prized by collectors and is featured in many of the world's leading art museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Musée d'Orsay in Paris. He is widely recognized as one of the leading figures of American Impressionism, and his contributions to the art world continue to be celebrated and studied.

1 Frederick Frieseke Paintings

Lady in a Garden, c.1912 by Frederick Frieseke | Painting Reproduction

Lady in a Garden c.1912

Oil Painting
Canvas Print
SKU: FCF-14312
Frederick Carl Frieseke
Original Size: 81 x 65.4 cm
Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, USA