Sunday, 9 June 2013

Frederick Carl Frieseke – part 4


Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874 – 1939) was an influential impressionist painter - the Michigan-born artist took up permanent residence in France after first arriving there at the age of 24. Although he travelled back to the United States periodically and sent works to be exhibited in his native country, he is most closely linked with the French art colony of Giverny, home of Claude Monet. Frieseke was viewed as the leader of the last generation of American painters to converge at the famous spot, many of whom used the surrounding landscape as a backdrop for, rather than the primary subject, of their compositions.

For full biographical notes on Frieseke see part 1. For earlier works see parts 1 - 3 also. This is part 4 of a 4-part post on the works of Frederick Carl Frieseke:

1921 Plantation House, Jacksonville watercolour 20.3 x 25.4 cm

1921 The Pirogue watercolour 19.4 x 26 cm

1921 Woman Seated in a Park with Basket oil on canvas 73 x 92.1 cm

1922 Child Knitting oil on canvas 61 x 50.2 cm

1922 Normandy Girl oil on canvas 81.3 x 81.3 cm

1923 Spring no. 5 oil on canvas 66 x 81.3 cm

1923 The Fountain oil on canvas 50.8 x 61 cm

1924 Apple Blossoms oil on canvas 66 x 81.3 cm

1924 Blue Curtains oil on canvas 91.4 x 91.4 cm

1924 Blue Gown oil on canvas 94 x 94 cm

1924 Closed Blinds oil on canvas  81.3 x 81.3 cm

1924c Frances oil on canvas 81.3 x 66 cm

1925 Nude no. 3 oil on canvas 81.3 x 81.3 cm

1925c Woman at a Piano oil on canvas 96.5 x 78.7 cm

1926 Portrait of Jane Belo oil on canvas 132.1 x 96.5 cm

1926 The Practice Hour oil on canvas 66 x 81.3 cm

1926 Youth oil on canvas 127.5 x 152.6 cm

1928 Child at the Piano oil on canvas 91.4 x 91.4 cm

1928 Flower Study (Pansies) watercolour 22.9 x 30.5 cm

1928 Girl Breakfasting watercolour 38.1 x 50.8 cm

1930 Portrait of a Woman with Cactus oil on canvas 91.4 x 71.1 cm

1930c Pensive Model oil on canvas 81.3 x 81.3 cm

1930c Portrait of a Woman (with Cactus) (study) oil on board 61 x 50.8 cm

1930c Russian Model oil on canvas 61 x 50.8 cm

1931 Samaden, Village against Mist watercolour & oil 22.9 x 30.5 cm

1931 Winter Landscape oil on canvas 50.8 x 61 cm

1931c Night Scene, Samaden oil on canvas 50.8 x 61 cm

1931c Samadan Landscape oil on canvas 66 x 81.3 cm

1933c Silhouette oil on canvas 92.4 x 73.3 cm

1934 The Little Salon (study) watercolour 30.5 x 22.9 cm

1935 Blue Girl Reading oil on canvas 134.6 x 96.5 cm

1937c Bird in a Cage oil on canvas 50.8 x 61 cm
 Note: I do have dates for remainder of these artworks, so they will be out of date sequence:

By the River oil on canvas 64.5 x 80.5 cm

Dressing oil on board 28.6 x 24.1 cm

Embroidery oil on canvas 81.3 x 81.3 cm

In the Boudoir oil on canvas

In the Morning Room oil on canvas 81.3 x 65.4 cm

Lady in a Hammock oil on board 29.8 x 37.5 cm

Nude oil on board 38.1 x 36.8 cm

On the River oil on canvas 65.4 x 81.3 cm

On the River, Giverny oil on canvas 70.5 x 81.3 cm

Sadie in the Window oil on board 14.5 x 19.5 cm

Self-Portrait oil on canvas 73.7 x 91.4 cm

The Bridge, Giverny oil on canvas 65.1 x 81.3 cm

The Garden Pool oil on canvas 64.8 x 81.3 cm

The Library oil on canvas 49.5 x 61 cm

Woman Seated by a Fireplace oil on canvas 50.2 x 61 cm

1 comment:

  1. As ever, this has been a fabulous excursion into an artist I did not know of before. Looking at the earlier works, particularly, one is reminded of many of the impressionists and post-impressionists. For me there are influences of Renoir, Sisley, Bonnard, Pissaro, the Fauvists and many others. Hugely enjoyable. Thanks for posting.
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