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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.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Frank Weston Benson


Birth / Death:  1862 Salem, Massachusetts - 1951 Salem, Massachusetts

Methods for Frank Weston Benson

Easel Painting
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint

Media for Frank Weston Benson

Etching, Etcher
Ink

Styles for Frank Weston Benson

Classical Realism
Impressionism Before 1940

Subjects for Frank Weston Benson

Architecture, Buildings, Houses, Structures, Linearity
Birds, Ornithology
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Floral Landscape, Wildflowers
Floral Still Life, Floral Motifs, Flowers
Gardens, Garden Scenes
Genre, Human Activity
Hunting and/or Fishing Genre, Field and Stream
Landscape
Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats, Canoes
Oriental Influence
Orientalism, Orientalist
Portraits
Seascape
Still Life
Waterfowl
Wildlife, Wild Animal

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Frank Weston Benson

Adirondack Mountains
Boston Before 1900
Europe
Paris Studied and/or Worked Before 1900

Art Association for Frank Weston Benson

Boston Art Club
Guild of Boston Artists
National Academy of Design, Elected Member
New England Watercolor Society/Boston Watercolor Society
Society of American Artists
Society of American Etchers/Brooklyn Society of Etchers
The Ten/Ten American Painters

Teachers for Frank Weston Benson

Gustave Boulanger
Jules-Joseph Lefebvre
Otto Grundmann

Schools for Frank Weston Benson

Academie Julian, Student
School of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Teacher
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Student

Awards/Recognition for Frank Weston Benson

Duck Stamp Design for Ducks Unlimited
Frank Logan Prize, Art Institute of Chicago
Norman Wait Harris Silver Medal, Chicago Art Institute

Chronology for Frank Weston Benson

Early 20th Century Before 1950
Late 19th Century, After Civil War

Collections for Frank Weston Benson

Anna and Frank Hall Collection, Sheldon Gallery, Lincoln
Gerald Peters Collection
Pfeil Collection-Impressionists

Added Description for Frank Weston Benson

Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
Printmaking Specialty
Wildlife Specialty

Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century  for Frank Weston Benson

Vose Galleries, Boston

Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International for Frank Weston Benson

Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1889
Louisiana Purchase Expo, St. Louis World's Fair 1904
Panama Pacific Exhibition of 1915
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1892-1893

Exhibition of Art Association for Frank Weston Benson

Boston Art Club-
Guild of Boston Artists-
Lotos Club
National Academy of Design-

Exhibition of Museum for Frank Weston Benson

Art Institute of Chicago
Carnegie Institute, International
Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts


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