Frederick Carl Frieseke “ Tea time in a Giverny garden“ 1911, oil on canvas, 66 x 82,1 cm
Le Mesnil-sur-Blangy, France
1893-1895 Studies at the Art Institute of Chicago.
1896-1897 Studies at the Art Students League in New York.
1897-1898 Moves to Paris and enrolls to the Académie Julian, in the studio of Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant and Jean-Paul Laurens. Also a student of James McNeill Whistler at the Académie Carmen.
1900 First visit to Giverny.
1905 Marries SArah O’Bryan.
1906-1919 The Friesekes live in Giverny
1909 Solo exhibition at the Venice Biennale.
1911 Paints Lilies and Tea Time in a Giverny garden.
1912 Paints Lady in a garden
1914 Birth of their daughter, Frances.
1915 Grand prix at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco.