(1904 - 1967)
Benton Murdoch Spruance was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Benton Spruance is known for graphics, landscape, genre-sports.
Biography Benton Spruance
Benton Spruance, internationally known artist and a pioneer in color lithography is a native of Philadelphia. While attending architectural classes at the University of Pennsylvania he developed an interest in graphic sketching, which eventually led him to win a competitive scholarship to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Over the years he was a recipient of a long list of awards and fellowships including two Cresson Scholarships to travel in Europe and two Guggenheim grants.
In 1967 the Philadelphia College of Art held a special retrospective exhibition of his lithographs in honor of his "distinguished achievement as an artist and as a member of their faculty." During his long career Mr. Spruance had served for many years