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Frederick Wight

Full name: Frederick Stallknecht Wight
Gender: Male
Born: June 1, 1902 in New York, New York, United States
Died: July 26, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Frederick Wight played a significant role in the development of art in Los Angeles, where he later taught. He started his studies at the University of Virginia and in Paris at Académie Julian. Besides painting, he also pursued writing. Wight painted mostly landscapes and portraits. In 1935 he published his first novel South. During World War II he worked as a draftsman, and participated in the Allied Normandy invasion, and then questioned potential spies in London.

After returning to the US Wight continued to write essays on various topics. However, he also painted still lifes, expressive landscapes, planetary movements, and sunrises and sunsets. As a lecturer and professor, he taught modern art history.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 30 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event United States USA AC
1932 Summer 30 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event United States USA AC

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 30 Los Angeles Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC Cape Cod Hunters
1932 Summer 30 Los Angeles Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC Hunter with Goose
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