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Enella Benedict

 (1858 - 1942)
Enella Benedict was active/lived in Illinois.  Enella Benedict is known for realist landscape, figure, genre and portrait painting, teaching.

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Enella Benedict


Enella Benedict (December 21, 1858 – April 6, 1942) was an American realism and landscape painter. She taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and was a founder and director for nearly 50 years for the Art School at the Hull House.

Benedict was born in Lake Forest, Illinois, the daughter of cloth merchant Amzi and Catherine Walmath Benedict. Amzi Benedict was with the Field, Benedict & Company firm and was a city council member and mayor of Lake Forest. Her younger siblings included Caroline, Albert, Sydney and Kate.

Benedict attended Lake Forest University, where she studied painting and drawing and was a junior in 1876.

She studied art at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Art Student  ...  Displaying 750 of 5633 characters.



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About  Enella Benedict

Born:  1858 - Lake Forest, Illinois
Died:   1942 - Richmond, Virginia
Known for:  realist landscape, figure, genre and portrait painting, teaching