The History of Renowned Portrait Artist Frederick Roscher

From 1910 to 1968, Frederick Roscher was known worldwide for his portraits of popes, queens, presidents, society leaders, titans of industry and many celebrities. Listed here are just a few of the influential people who sat for him:

  • Pope Pius XI
  • Pope Benedict XV *
  • Cardinal Faulhaber
  • Cardinal Gaspari
  • Cardinal Frulswirth
  • Cardinal Dougherty
  • Bishop Corson of the United Methodist Church
  • King Ludwig III and Queen of Bavaria
  • Queen Wilhelmina of Holland
  • Princess Victoria Marina{granddaughter of Kaiser Wilhelm}
  • President Washington Luis of Brazil
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
  • U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Frederick Moore Vinson

* Pope Benedict knighted Roscher “Cavaliere di San Gregorio Magna”.