Frederick James

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Frederick James
Born 1845
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died July 17, 1907
Percé, Quebec
Nationality American
Known for painter

Frederick E. James (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1845 – Percé, Quebec, 17 July 1907) was an American artist. He was noted for his depictions of 18th-century American life.

James trained first at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and later under the famed French artist Jean-Léon Gérôme.

Portraits by him of Benjamin Franklin, Stephen Girard, and the Marquis de Lafayette hang in the Masonic Temple in Philadelphia.

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