© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Burton Art Gallery and Museum
Painter of landscapes and coastal scenes, born in Leeds, Yorkshire. After apprenticeship to a sign painter, from late-1880s he studied at Académie Julian, Paris, and at Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, in Antwerp. Worked in Netherlands, where he was influenced by local landscape painters. From about 1910 he worked at various locations in Dorset, dying at Parkstone after prolonged ill-health. Friedenson showed prolifically at RA, Fine Art Society, Goupil Gallery and elsewhere, and Tate Gallery holds his work.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)