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biography of Paul FRENZENY (1840-1902)

Birth place: France

Death place: probably London, England

Addresses: San Francisco, c.1874-80

Profession: Painter, illustrator

Member: Bohemian Club, 1874 (trustee)

Work: BMFA; Denver Public Library; Bancroft Library, Univ. Calif., Berkeley; Gilcrease Inst.

Comments: Illustrator: Harper's Weekly, 1868-78; Leslie's Weekly, 1882-87; Fifty Years on the Trail," 1889. Best known for his teaming up with another French artist, Jules Tavernier, on a sketching trip through the old West, producing a pictorial record of Western town life, emigrant life, and Indians. Positions: artist-correspondent, Harper's, 1860-70s, Leslie's, 1880s.

Sources: Hughes, Artists of California, 193; P&H Samuels, 178."


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