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Frederick Carl Frieseke papers, circa 1870s-1943, 1982, 1996

Frieseke, Frederick C. (Frederick Carl), 1874-1939

Painter

Representative image for Frederick Carl Frieseke papers, circa 1870s-1943, 1982, 1996

This site provides access to the papers of Frederick C. (Frederick Carl) Frieseke in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2019, and total 157 images.

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Collection Information

Size: 0.3 linear feet

Summary: The papers of Impressionist painter Frederick Carl Frieseke measure 0.3 and date from circa 1870s-1943, 1982, and 1996. This small collection contains scattered documentation of Frieseke's life through several biographical items, printed material, photographs of Frieseke and his family, and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Impressionist painter Frederick Carl Frieseke (1874-1939) lived in New York and Paris before becoming a leading figure of the second generation of Americans at Giverny, France. Frieseke studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Students League, New York City. He moved to France in 1898 where he lived until his death in 1939.

Provenance

The papers were donated in 2019 by Mary K. McGuigan and John F. McGuigan Jr., art historians and collectors in Milford, Pennsylvania. Material on reels N737 and 2885 were lent for microfilming in 1968 and 1983 by Mrs. Kenton Kilmer (Frances Friseke) and her son Nicholas Kilmer, Frieseke's daughter and grandson.

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Funding

Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.