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The Yellow Room

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Like several of the American Impressionists, Michigan-born Frederick Carl Frieseke spent most of his life in France, sending his paintings home to the United States for exhibition and sale. He had first traveled to Paris in 1897, enrolling at the Académie Julian, long a popular program for...

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Lower left: F.C. Frieseke


1913, with Macbeth Gallery, New York; 1914-15, Mrs. C. J. Blair; with Macbeth Gallery; 1917, possibly with Anderson Gallery, New York (as In the Sunlight); with Ferargil Galleries; 1919, sold by Ferargil Galleries to Macbeth Gallery; 1921, sold by Macbeth Gallery to John T. Spaulding, Boston; 1948, bequest of John T. Spaulding to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 3, 1948)

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Bequest of John T. Spaulding


Reproduced with permission.

about 1910


81.28 x 80.96 cm (32 x 31 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas