Frederic Crowninshield was born 27 November 1845 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States to Edward Augustus Crowninshield (1817-1859) and Caroline Maria Welch (1820-1897) and died 13 September 1918 Capri, Naples, Italy of unspecified causes. He married Helen Suzette Fairbanks (1841-1921) 24 October 1867 .

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  • Graduated from Harvard in 1866
  • Studied under Thomas Leeson Rowbotham in London, Thomas Couture in Italy, and Alexandre Cabanel in Paris.
  • From 1879-1885 taught at the Museum of Fin Arts School and Drawing and Painting
  • First President of the National Society of Mural Painters from 1895-1899
  • President of the Fine Arts Federation from 1900-1909
  • 1911 appointed the director of the American Academy in Rome


Offspring of Frederic Crowninshield and Helen Suzette Fairbanks (1841-1921)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Helen Suzette Crowninshield (1868-1941) 28 July 1868 Paris, France 14 June 1941 Manhattan, New York, United States Carl August de Gersdorff (1865-1944)
Edward Augustus Crowninshield (1870-1938)
Frank Crowninshield (1872-1947) 24 June 1872 Paris, France 28 December 1947 Manhattan, New York, New York, United States

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