Beautiful light oil on canvas by the famous Hungarian - American painter Fried Pal.
This oil painting depicts a fisherman on the quayside in an Eastern European port. Very impressionistic painted with beautiful light background. The influence of the French Impressionists, think of Renoir, is clearly present.
The work is signed in full in the lower right.
From an American collection. Bought by the current owner in 1999.
The painting is in a perfect condition and very beautifully framed.
Due to size and weight, shipping costs abroad are a bit higher than usual.
About the artist:
Pál Fried was born in Budapest in 1893. He received his art education at the Académie Hongroise des arts (Hungarian Academy of Arts) where he was a pupil of Hugo Pohl who became one of his major influences. While under Pohl's direction, he executed many portraits of female nudes and Orientalist works. Later he studied in Paris at the Académie Julian, where he was the pupil of Claude Monet and Lucien Simone. In Paris, he was greatly influenced by the French Impressionists, especially Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Edgar Degas. This inspired him to prepare many paintings of ballerinas, dancers and circus performers.
Fried emigrated to the United States in 1946 after World War II where he taught at the New York Academy of Art. He prepared portraits of American celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe. Through his work in portraiture, he gained considerable financial success.
He became a U.S. citizen in 1953. He lived in Los Angeles and New York City and died on 6 March, 1976 in New York, NY.
- Fried Pal
- Title of artwork
- Fisherman in the harbour
- Oil on canvas
- Hand signed
- As new
- Image size
- 85×70 cm
- Sold with frame