Artist Birthdays October 9 – FRANK DUVENECK

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FRANK DUVENECK (October 9, 1848 – January 3, 1919)

  • Nationality: American
  • Field: Painting
  • Art Movement: Realism
  • ARTiFact: The schools he started in Munich (1878) and Florence (1879) were extremely popular – his students became known in artistic circles as “The Duveneck Boys.”
  • Artist Quote: “I don’t care for pupils who claim an abundance of talent; but what I do want is a crowd of good workers.”
  • Notable Artwork (shown below):  The Whistling Boy, 1872.

Frank Duveneck. The Whistling Boy. 1872.

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