Frank Weston Benson
(1862 - 1951)
Frank Weston Benson was active/lived in Massachusetts. Frank Benson is known for landscape, portrait, genre and wildlife painting, etching.
Biography Frank Weston Benson
in Salem, Massachusetts, Frank Benson was a painter of impressionist*
seascapes and landscapes, often with figures posed by his wife and
children, and also numerous hunting scenes. He spent most of his life
in the seaport town of Salem and loved trekking through the countryside
for his subject matter, especially wildlife. He is credited with making
the American sporting print a distinct art form and for being one of
the outstanding 20th-century wildlife printmakers.
He was a
teacher in Portland, Maine at The Society of Art, and in Boston at The
Museum of Fine Arts, where he and his good friend Edmund Tarbell
established it as a top-notch institution.
He studied art in
Boston at the Museum S
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