(1852 - 1910)
Frank Fowler was active/lived in New York, Connecticut / France, Italy. Frank Fowler is known for portrait painting, ceiling murals, decoration, writer and art critic.
Biography Frank Fowler
Frank Fowler was an American figure and portrait painter, born in Brooklyn, New York. It appears he did not begin studying art until 1873, when he began two years in Florence, Italy as a student of Edwin White. Then for seven years, he studied under Carolus-Duran in Paris, and at the École des Beaux-Arts*.
Like so many of Duran's students, Fowler worked on the ceiling fresco*, Apotheosis of Marie de Medici in the Luxembourg Palace. In 1878, he married artist Mary B. Odenheimer.
On his return to New York in 1879 he became a regular exhibitor at the annual exhibitions of the National Academy of Design*, continuing this participation until the end of his life. He devoted himself for a time to mural painting, his most
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