Artist biography

Arthur FRIEDENSON 1872–1955

Landscape painter. Born 15 February 1872 in Leeds, where he was apprenticed to a sign painter; continued his art studies after 1889 at the Académie Julian, Paris, and in Antwerp at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts. Also worked in Holland and was influenced by the Dutch landscape painters. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1889. Lived at Wareham, Dorset, c. 1909–29; then settled at Corfe Castle, where he continued to paint until c. 1939 when his health began to fail. Died at Parkstone, Dorset, 12 February 1955.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I