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 Ben Austrian  (1870 - 1921)

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Lived/Active: Pennsylvania/Florida      Known for: trompe l'oeil animal, still life and landscape painting

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1870 (Kempton, Pennsylvania)
 
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1921 (Palm Beach, Florida)

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Pennsylvania/Florida

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trompe l'oeil animal, still life and landscape painting

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Trompe l'Oeil Painting
Ben Austrian left school at the age of fifteen and worked as a salesman for several years, while teaching himself to be an artist.  He helped promote the business by giving every person that placed an order-no matter how small- an original painting.

His painting career began by exhibiting a trompe l'oeil painting called A Day's Hunt that received attention in Philadelphia.  However, Austrian's success came from his paintings of chickens.  In 1902 he went t (showing 500 of 4845 characters).



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