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 Ben (Benjamin) Foster  (1852 - 1926)

About: Ben (Benjamin) Foster
 

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Lived/Active: Connecticut/New York/Maine      Known for: New England rural landscape painting, writing

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Ben Foster
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1852 (North Anson, Maine)
- 1926 (New York City)
Connecticut/New York/Maine New England rural landscape painting, writing
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Grand Central Art Galleries, New York City

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

  
Exhibition: Art Association
* American Water Color Society, Painters in Water Color-
* Boston Art Club-
* Brooklyn Art Association-
* California Art Club
* Lotos Club
* National Academy of Design-
* National Arts Club

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

  
Exhibition: Art Gallery/Salon
* Paris Salons

  
Methods
* Easel Painting
* Plein Aire Painting

  
Media
* Oil Paint
* Watercolor, Watercolour

  
Styles
* Impressionism Before 1940
* Tonalist, Tonalism

  
Subjects
* Animals, Mammals
* Coastal, Shoreline Views
* Floral Landscape, Wildflowers
* Floral Still Life, Floral Motifs, Flowers
* Landscape
* Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats
* Nocturne
* Seascape
* Skyscape
* Snowscene, Winterscape
* Still Life

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Barbizon, France
* Europe
* Litchfield, Connecticut
* Paris Studied and/or Worked Before 1900

  
Art Association
* American Water Color Society
* Boston Art Club
* Brooklyn Art Association
* California Art Club-
* Century Club Association, New York City
* National Academy of Design, Elected Member
* National Arts Club-
* New York Water Color Club, Society-
* Salmagundi Club, New York City
* Society of American Artists

  
Teacher
* Abbott Handerson Thayer
* Aime Morot
* Luc Olivier Merson

  
Schools
* Art Students League of New York, Student

  
Awards/Recognition
* Carnegie Foundation Fellowship, Grant
* Inness Gold Medal, National Academy of Design
* Webb Prize, Society of American Artists

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

  
Added Description
* Landscape Specialty

  
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Waning Day
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The above Keywords are derived from what AskART has identified from our research for this artist and are intended as an additional tool for information. Sources include books, periodicals, auction records, family members, friends, and professional researchers. AskART has derived Quick Facts as a brief overview; it is not a complete list rather it is a list that is most frequently cited.

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