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