Friesz, Emile-Othon

Othon Friesz (Achille Emile Othon Friesz), was born in 1879 in Le Havre, France. He was a French painter and studied under Bonnat at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, along with Matisse, Marquet, and Rouault. He was early influenced by impressionism and the Fauvists. He died in Paris in 1949.

Bibliography:

  • Emile Othon Friesz: L’oeuvre peint by Robert Martin
  • 01-01-2002; The Columbia encyclopedia, Seventh Edition

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