(late 20th century)
Ben Valentine Hess was active/lived in Montana. Ben Hess is known for portrait-western subject.
Biography Ben Hess
Known for his realistic portraits of people young and old, he has a degree in psychology. He pursued a career in banking and then moved to coastal Alaska where he followed his interest in drawing. Subsequently he settled in Gallatin Gateway, Montana. He has been featured in "Western Horseman" magazine.