Theodore Earl Butler - Frederick Carl Frieseke
Theodore Earl Butler “The Artist’s Children, James and Lili, 1896“ oil on canvas 116,8 x 115,6 cm
1884-1886 Studies under William Merritt Chase at the Art Students League in New York
1887 Travels to Paris and attends several Académies. He is also a pupil of Carolus-Duran.
1888 Accompanies Theodore Wendel to Giverny and stays at the Hôtel Baudy. Settles in the village and befriends Claude Monet.
1892 Marries Suzanne Hoschedé, Monet’s stepdaughter.
1893-1894 Birth of their chidren James and Alice.
1897 First solo exhibition at Galerie Vollard, Paris. Regularly exhibits in Paris.
1899 Death of Suzanne.
1900 Marries Marthe, Suzanne’s sister.
1913 The Butlers move to New York, where the artist had received commissions for decorative panels. Several solo exhibitions, participates in the Armory Showl.
1918-1921 Founder Member of the Society of Independant Artists.
1921 Returns to Giverny.
Frederick Carl Frieseke “ Tea time in a Giverny garden“ 1911, oil on canvas, 66 x 82,1 cm
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.