About this artwork
Artist Ruth Frieder Fuhrer (b.1903) graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and studied at the Decleuse Academy in Paris. She later painted at artists’ colonies in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and Saugatuck, Michigan. Primarily a landscape artist, her work was exhibited in numerous group shows in Chicago and in solo exhibitions in Chicago and New York. She began her career as Ruth Frieder and later used her married name, Ruth Fuhrer. The collection contains exhibition pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photographs, and an auction catalog relating to her paintings and artistic career.
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Contact the Ryerson and Burnham Art and Architecture Archives:
- Currently Off View
- AIC Archives
- Ruth Frieder Fuhrer Collection
- Made 1926–1954
- Printed papers, black and white photographic prints, and a scrapbook.
- H.: 7.7 cm (3 in.)
- Gift of Richard J. Fuhrer, 1995.