Frederic Whitaker, Author

  • Whitaker on Watercolor
  • A Guide to Painting Better Pictures
  • Artist and the Real World
  • I Marched in the Parade (Unpublished autobiography)

Frederic Whitaker wrote  90 magazine articles on the work of prominent artists. He was a contributing editor to Amerian Artist and for a number of years, a contributor to The Artist (London} and Today’s Art (New York).

Frederic Whitaker, Reference Books:

  • Who’s Who in America
  • Who’s Who in American Art
  • Who’s Who in the West
  • Who Was Who in America
  • Contemporary Authors
  • California Register
  • Dictionary of International Biography
  • National Cyclopedia of American Biography

Frederic Whitaker, Represented in Books:

  • 2005
    Davenport, Ray
    Davenport’s Art Reference: The Gold Edition
  • 2005
    AskART.com Inc. –
     Dunbier, Lonnie Pierson (Editor)
    The Artists Bluebook – 34,000 North American Artists to March 2005
  • 2005
    Jennings, Jan Noreus
    Contrasts that Complement: Eileen Monaghan Whitaker and Frederic Whitaker
  • 2002
    McClelland, Gordon; Jay Last
    California Watercolors 1850-1970, An Illustrated History & Biographical Dictionary
  • 1999
    Falk, Peter Hastings (Editor)
    Who Was Who in American Art
    1564-1975 3 Vols
  • 1993
    Southwest Art
    Master Index 1971-1993 Artists in Southwest Art
  • 1990
    Falk, Peter Hastings
    * Annual Exhibition Record,
    1901-1950, National Academy of Design
  • 1985
    Dawdy, Doris
    Artists of the American West:
    A Biographical Dictionary (3 vols)
  • 1985
    Falk, Peter Hastings
    Who Was Who in American Art
    Artists Active 1898-1947
  • 1981
    Trailside Galleries
    The Art of Trailside Galleries
  • 1980
    Whitaker, Frederic
    The Artist and the Real World
  • 1979
    Karpel, Bernard/Ruth Spiegel
    Arts in America/A Bibliography
    Volume 1 (Sculpture, the West etc)
  • 1976
    Samuels, Peggy and Harold
    The Illustrated Biographical Encyclopedia of Artists of the American West
  • 1975
    Hassrick, Royal B
    Western Painting Today
  • 1972
    Phoenix Art Museum
    Today’s Artist and the West
    By Members of the National Academy
  • 1972
    Lovoos, Janice
    Frederic Whitaker, An Illustrated Biography
  • 1972
    Meyer, Susan/Norman Kent
    Watercolorists at Work
  • 1968
    Kent, Norman
    100 Watercolor Techniques
  • 1966
    Fabri, Ralph
    The American Watercolor Society
    The First Hundred Years/History
  • 1965
    Barrie, Erwin S (editor)
    Grand Central Art Galleries, Inc
    1965 Year Book
  • 1965
    Whitaker, Frederic
    A Guide to Painting Better Pictures
  • 1963
    Whitaker, Frederic
    Whitaker on Watercolor
  • 1954
    Clark, Eliot
    History of the National Academy of Design 1825-1953
  • 1948
    Mallett, Daniel Trowbridge
    Index of Artists
    International Biographical (2 Vols)
  • 1945
    Watson, Ernest W/Norman Kent
    Watercolor Demonstrated

Frederic Whitaker, Referenced in Periodicals:

  • Magazine: Watercolor: An American Artist Publication
    Spring 2004
    “Preserving the Past, Insuring the Future”
    M. Stephan Doherty
  • Magazine: American Artist
    Year: 1944
    Month: n/a
    Article Title: “The Watercolors of Frederic Whitaker”
    Author: The Editors
    Color Illustrations: Yes
  • Magazine: The Artist (London)
    Year: 1959
    Month: March
    Article Title: “Artist of Note: Frederic Whitaker”
    Author: Boylan Fitz-Gerald
    Color Illustrations: Yes
  • Magazine: Southwest Art
    Year: 1975
    Month: July-August
    Article Title: “Frederic Whitaker: A No-nonsense Man”
    Author: Jan Jennings
    Color Illustrations: Yes
  • Magazine: Applause, San Diego Magazine of the Arts
    Year: 1976
    Month: February
    Article Title: “Frederic Whitaker: Watercolorist”
    Author: David Thompson
    Color Illustrations: Yes
  • Magazine: American Artist
    Year: 1977
    Month: August
    Article Title: “Frederic Whitaker: Mister Watercolor”
    Author: Jan Jennings
    Color Illustrations: Yes
  • Magazine: Watercolor ’91, an American Artist publication
    Year: 1991
    Month: Fall Issue
    Article Title: “Frederic Whitaker: Mr. Watercolor”
    Author: Diane Casella Hines
    Color Illustrations: Yes