Born in 1868 in Oslo, Norway, Finn Haakon Frolich immigrated to the
United States in 1890, and settled in New York City, New York where he worked as
a model for Daniel Chester French.
He studied at the Art Students League in New York and the Ecole Nationale and
the Ecole Beaux Arts in Paris, France. He taught at USC Berkeley and became the
director of the Oakland Art Gallery after World War I.
He was known for his printmaking, graphic design and sculpture. He died in
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