List of Artists → Pit von Frihling
German painter, graphic artist and artisan. After apprenticeship as butcher he served in World War II. 1945-48 he studied at the Hamburg Landeskunstschule under A. Mahlau and K. Kaschak. In 1957 he studied again, this time at the Hamburg academy under G. Fietz. In 1958 he established his own art school in Hamburg and on the Dutch island Terschelling. F. created an oeuvre of great variety, comprising abstract and figurative paintings as well as works with sand and sheet metal. Lit.: Der Neue Rump.