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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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Inscription

Lower left: F.C. Frieseke

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Bequest of John T. Spaulding

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

about 1910

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

48.543

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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