Fröhlich, Fritz, b. Linz (Upper Austria), May 13, 1910, painter. Studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts from 1929-1937. Initially a surrealist, he developed a subtle, cryptic and ironical pictorial language based on simple forms. The Monastery of Wilhering in Upper Austria houses an F. F. museum.
Works: Fresco in the church of the Monastery of Engelszell (Upper Austria), 1956; Das Präsent, 1976.
Literature: F. F. Erinnerungen - Reflexionen, Monographie, 1971; R. Bentmann, F. F. Öl-Acryl, Aquarelle, Collagen, Pastelle 1968-1978, 1979 (oil-acrylic, water-colours, collages, pastels).