Eric Pape

  • Full Name: Frederic L Pape
  • American

Eric Pape was a notable American artist and illustrator. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Founder, Director and Head Instructor Eric Pape School of Art 1898 1920


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1870/10/17 Frederic L Pape is born in San Francisco, California to Friederich Ludwig and Maria (Meier) Pape. Born
1888/00/00 Pape travels to France where he may have studied in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux Arts. He does attend classes at the Academie Julian, studying under Gustave Boulanger, Jules Joseph Lefebvre and Laurens. Education
1889/00/00 Pape lives for a year in northern Germany among peasants, probably with his father's family, in Lower Saxony, where he creates his first large Salon painting, "The Young Spinner of Zeven". Life
1890/00/00 Pape's painting, "The Young Spinner of Zeven", is exhibited at the Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts. Artist
1890/10/00 Pape moves to Cairo, Egypt and rents a studio in the Old City recently vacated by painter John Singer Sargent. Home Historic Cairo Cairo
1891/00/00 For nine months, Eric Pape moves lives beside the Great Pyramids and Sphinx at Giza with a studio at Mena House. He works on several ambitions compositions and sells sketches to British tourist. Home Marriott Mena House Hotel Giza
1891/00/00 Eric Pape depicts The Flight Into Egypt in "The Two Great Eras", a painting of the Holy Family camping in front of the Great Sphinx. Artist Great Sphinx Giza
1891/00/00 Eric Pape paints "The Great Sphinx by Moonlight" by moonlight. Artist Great Sphinx Giza
1891/00/00 Eric Pape captures "The Site of Ancient Memphis" in a painting. Artist Memphis and its Necropolis Egypt
1891/00/00 Using ropes to keep himself from falling off, Eric Pape sleeps overnight, with vultures circling overhead, atop the grand pyramid. Life Great Pyramid of Khufu Giza
1893/07/00 Eric Pape exhibits "The Site of Ancient Memphis" and "The Great Sphinx by Moonlight" in Chicago at the World's Columbian Exposition. Artist Museum of Science and Industry Chicago World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago
1894/04/00 "The Young Spinner of Zeven" a painting by Eric Pape is awarded a medal at the California Midwinter International Exposition. Artist de Young Museum San Francisco California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894
1894/08/16 Pape returns to the United States in 1894 and marries fellow Academie Julian student, Alice Monroe in Boston, Massachusetts. The union will produce a one son, Moritz Pape. Groom
1898/00/00 In 1892 Pape's friend Walter Launt Palmer, who evidently visited Pape at Giza, writes a short story about an artist obsessed with the pyramids. It will be published in Scribner's Magazine, vol 16, 1894. Life
1898/00/00 Eric Pape opens the Eric Pape School of Art in Boston. Work
1898/04/16 The twelfth and final installment of "The Turn of the Screw" is published in Collier's Weekly. The episode illustrations are by Eric Pape. Illustrator The Turn of the Screw (book)
1901/00/00 Pape is invited to exhibit 97 of his paintings in the Palace of American Archaeology and Ethnology at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo. He will be awarded a medal for the collection. Artist 1901 Pan-American Exposition
1906/00/00 Eric Pape designs a petition from Massachusetts to the US Congress to preserve the USS Constitution. This illuminated scroll is now on display in the National Museum of the United States Navy in Washington, DC. Work USS CONSTITUTION Boston
1938/11/04 Eric Pape suffers a heart attack while walking along Eighth Avenue near Fortieth Street in New York City and is taken to City Hospital on Welfare Island. Health New York Savings Bank New York City
1938/11/07 Eric Pape remains unconscious until his death at City Hospital on Welfare Island. Died City Hospital New York City
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