American and Hungarian painter " Black Beauty with mirror". Mixed media, paper on cardboard, old wood frame with glass.Size - 93 71 cm. 103 cm x 80 with frame. Painter`s signature in upper left corner. Under Pohl's influence, he executed many portraits, nudes and Oriental scenes in pastel. He was also greatly influenced by the French Impressionist School of Renoir and Degas. His works are listed in the Fine Arts Book. While traveling in Spain and Africa, Pal Fried widened and enriched his palette, which gave him mastery of light and movement. After returning to Paris, Fried concentrated on portraiture in which he also became a recognized master.
He exhibited his work in Mucsarnok in Budapest. In 1947, after WW II, he emigrated to America where he taught at the Academy of Arts in New York and developed his own unique style and technique. In the 1950's and 60's, Pal Fried gained popularity while living and painting in Hollywood.
He made the rounds and often painted high society women and celebrities including Marilyn Monroe and the Gabor sisters. In New York, he painted portraits of Herbert Lehman Governor and Senator from New York Will Rogers and other notables. Fried, an artist of the Hungarian school, worked with pastels and oil paints. He was known for being an important figure painter, and most often depicted beautiful young women, nudes, ballerinas, Parisian society women, western scenes, horse racing, and an occasional seascape.
His artwork has gained much deserved recognition and notoriety and has become highly collectible. Many of his paintings hung in the famed Haussner Restaurant in Baltimore, Maryland. Pal Fried died in New York City at his home, 1737 York Avenue, on March 6, 1976, at the age of 82.
He died four days after the death of his beloved wife, Eva. Other items are listed on our page: check here -->. Please contact me for further details.The item "American painter, Fried Pal`s picture Black Beauty with mirror, 1930-1940`s" is in sale since Wednesday, April 23, 2014. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "klimt_88" and is located in Budapest. This item can be shipped worldwide.