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 Frank Weston Benson  (1862 - 1951)

About: Frank Weston Benson
 

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Lived/Active: Massachusetts      Known for: landscape, portrait, genre and wildlife painting, etching

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Frank Weston Benson
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1862 (Salem, Massachusetts)
- 1951 (Salem, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts landscape, portrait, genre and wildlife painting, etching
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Vose Galleries, Boston

  
Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International
* AskART Panama Pacific Expo
* Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1889
* Louisiana Purchase Expo, St. Louis World's Fair 1904
* Panama Pacific Exhibition of 1915
* World's Columbian Exposition, 1892-1893

  
Exhibition: Art Association
* Boston Art Club-
* Guild of Boston Artists-
* Lotos Club
* National Academy of Design-

  
Exhibition: Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago
* Carnegie Institute, International
* Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

  
Methods
* Easel Painting
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Plein Aire Painting
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts

  
Media
* Charcoal
* Crayon
* Etching, Etcher
* Ink
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pastel Painting
* Pen and Ink
* Watercolor, Watercolour

  
Styles
* Boston School
* Classical
* Impressionism Before 1940

  
Subjects
* Architecture, Buildings, Houses, Structures, Linearity
* Birds, Ornithology
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Floral Landscape, Wildflowers
* Floral Still Life, Floral Motifs, Flowers
* Gardens, Garden Scenes
* Genre, Human Activity
* Hunting and Fishing Genre, Field and Stream
* Landscape
* Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats
* Oriental Influence
* Orientalism, Orientalist
* Portraits
* Seascape
* Snowscene, Winterscape
* Still Life
* Waterfowl
* Wildlife, Wild Animal

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Adirondack Mountains
* Boston Before 1900
* Europe
* Paris Studied and/or Worked Before 1900

  
Art Association
* Boston Art Club
* Guild of Boston Artists
* National Academy of Design, Elected Member
* New England Watercolor Society/Boston Watercolor Society
* Society of American Artists
* Society of American Etchers/Brooklyn Society of Etchers
* The Ten/Ten American Painters

  
Teacher
* Gustave Boulanger
* Jules-Joseph Lefebvre
* Otto Grundmann

  
Schools
* Academie Julian, Student
* Boston Museum School of Fine Art, Student
* Boston Museum School of Fine Art, Teacher

  
Awards/Recognition
* Duck Stamp Design for Ducks Unlimited
* Frank Logan Prize, Art Institute of Chicago
* Norman Wait Harris Silver Medal, Chicago Art Institute

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 19th Century, After Civil War

  
Some Collections
* Anna and Frank Hall Collection, Sheldon Gallery, Lincoln
* Gerald Peters Collection
* Pfeil Collection-Impressionists

  
Added Description
* Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
* Printmaking Specialty
* Wildlife Specialty

  
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The Artist's Daughters (The Dining Room)
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