(1904 - 2001)
Robert L. Benney was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts / Romania. Robert Benney is known for illustrator, war artist, caricature.
Biography Robert Benney
The following obituary is from the New York Times, June 3, 2001
Robert L. Benney, 97, Prolific Combat Artist, Dies
By WOLFGANG SAXON
Robert L. Benney, a prolific painter and illustrator who belonged to the
vanishing breed of American combat artists, died on May 14 in Boston. He was
97 and had recently moved to Boston from Manhattan. Mr. Benney was widely shown, starting with an exhibition of theater drawings at the Museum of the City of New York in 1933. His portraits of war and peace found permanent homes at the Corcoran Gallery and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, the Dallas Museum of Fine Art, the de Young Museum in San
Francisco, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library in Hyde Park, N.Y., and the
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