(1829 - 1885)
Benjamin Franklin Reinhart was active/lived in Pennsylvania. Benjamin Reinhart is known for portrait, historical, landscape.
Biography Benjamin Reinhart
Benjamin Franklin Reinhart was born near Waynesburg, Pennsylvania in 1829. He showed his artistic talent at an early age; by 15, he was studying painting in Pittsburgh, and by 18 he was in New York City at the National Academy of Design.
An enterprising youth, he traveled about the Midwest as an eighteen and nineteen year old looking for subject matter for his paintings. By 1850, at the age of twenty-one, Reinhart was studying history painting in Dusseldorf, Paris and Rome, continuing for the next three years.
He established a studio in New York City upon his return, but continued to travel in the South and Midwest until he finally set up a studio in New Orleans in 1859. But, ever restless, Reinhart went to England for seven y
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