Frederick Carl Frieseke
Frederick Carl Frieseke (American, 1874-1939)The White Gown, 1923Oil on canvas25-1/2 x 32 inches (64.8 x 81.3 cm)...
Auction amount: $60,000.00
Sold: Nov 8, 2018
Frederick Carl Frieseke
Birth Place: Owosso (Shiawassee county, Michigan, United States)
Lured from Paris in 1906 by his fellow American expatriate friends Frederick MacMonnies and Stanton Young, Frederick Frieseke and his new bride, Sadie, moved to Giverny, the site of Claude Monet's famous house and gardens around which an Impressionist art colony had been growing for two decades. The culture of Giverny was decidedly leisured and bucolic: the Friesekes played tennis, took tea, boated, strolled along country paths, and attended music parties with a whole host of American artists, including the Ernest Blumenscheins, Theodore Butler, the Karl Buehrs, the Henry Hubells, Lawton Parker, and the Guy Roses. Captivated by Monet's gardens, Frederick and Sadie also spent time shaping their own a sumptuous garden, which they organized by color and texture in order to inspire Frieseke's Impressionist paintings; here, carefully placed green lawn furniture, complementing their yellow house, welcomed guests and models alike.
In this artful Giverny environment, two major shifts occurred in Frieseke's work: first, he abandoned the tonal "color fields" of his Whistler-esque Paris paintings in favor of a more vivid Impressionist palette and broken brushwork. Second, he began painting en plein air, experimenting with the effects of sunlight on his female models, both clothed and unclothed, whom he placed in gardens, on riverbanks, and in boats.
Frederick Carl Frieseke Original Art Values Sold at Auction
Frederick Carl Frieseke (American, 1874-1939) The White Gown, 1923 Oil on canvas 25-1/2 x 32 inches (64.8 x 81.3 cm)...
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Frederick Carl Frieseke (American, 1874-1939) Girl with a Basket of Ribbons, painted by 1915 Oil on panel 31-3/4 x 25...
Friday, May 4, 2018
FREDERICK CARL FRIESEKE (American 1874-1939) Reclining Nude Oil on canvas 19.75in. x 24in. Signed lower right Bri...
Friday, November 18, 2005
Frederick Carl Frieseke (American, 1874-1939) Floral Still Life Oil on canvas 24 x 19-3/4 inches (61.0 x 50.2 cm) Si...
Monday, November 16, 2015
FREDERICK CARL FRIESEKE (American, 1874-1939) Cows at Noon, 1924 Oil on canvas 20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 61.0 cm) Signe...
Saturday, May 10, 2014
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