Chamber Works by Frederick C. Frieseke; Nicholas Kilmer. Hollis Taggart Galleries, NY, 2000.
Hardback ISBN #: 097057231
An essential resource for any student of Frieseke, this book includes a biography of the artist by his grandson, Nicholas Kilmer, author of A Place in Normandy and the "Fred Taylor" mysteries. This biography is organized around the particular works chosen for the exhibition for which the book serves as a catalog. Most of the works are from the collection of the artist's grandaughter, Frances Frieseke Kilmer. Images of 75 oils, watercolors, and drawings are reproduced; few of those are reproduced alsewhere.
Carefully researched from primary sources, Nick's work provides the accuracy so often lacking in other places. A Forward by Hollis Taggart and Vivian Bullaudy of Hollis Taggart Galleries provides additional insights into Frieseke's place in Art History.
The 7 x 8.5" landscape format makes it an easy-to-carry companion to the voluminous Frederick Carl Friesekde: the Evolution of an American Impressionist.
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The book is lavishly illustrated with photographs. It includes 75 magnificent color plates of Frieseke's paintings, many of which have never been reproduced before.
A sampling of the illustrations:
"Child at Piano" ("Petite Fille au Piano"), 1923, Oil on canvas.
"Summer House" c. 1920, Oil on canvas.
"Louise with Nosegay" c. 1917, Oil on wood panel.
Also see Uneventful Reminiscences: A Childhood in Florida; Frederick C. Frieseke.
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The Frieseke reproductions on this page are from Chamber Works by Frederick C. Frieseke and "Uneventful Reminiscences: A Childhood in Florida, copyright Hollis Taggart Galleries and the Kilmer Family Trust.
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