James Frothingham

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Place: Charlestown

Born: 1786

Death: 1864

Nationality: United States


James Frothingham (1786-1864) was an American portrait painter in Massachusetts and New York. James Frothingham was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts. He began as a chaise painter in his father's chaise manufactory. In the Boston area, he studied as a student of Gilbert Stuart, becoming a portraitist of talent, and Stuart is quoted as having said ...