Private collection, acquired from above
Private collection, Indianapolis, Indiana, by descent from above
Sale, Shapiro Auctions, Mamaroneck, New York, October 6, 2018, lot 145, from above
Private collection, New York, New York
Note: Freilicher often painted the landscape surrounding her Water Mill, New York studio with this view of the water and houses beyond it.
Jane Neiderhoffer Freilicher, a Brooklyn native, was a lyrical painter of luminous Long Island landscapes and graceful still lifes whose career spanned over sixty years. Emerging from the second generation of abstract expressionists, Freilicher adopted a unique artistic approach and established her own distinct painterly realism.
After graduating from Abraham Lincoln High School as valedictorian, Jane enrolled at Brooklyn College. In 1941, she eloped with her first husband, Jack Freilicher, a jazz pianist. She first took up painting and sketching as a way of occupying herself during her husband’s band rehearsals. She furthered her education at Columbia University Teachers College,