(1902 - 1967)
Ben (Franklin) Johnson was active/lived in New York. Ben Johnson is known for figure.
Biography Ben Johnson
Ben Johnson was born on September 11, 1902, in New York City, and was
educated there. He studied at Pratt Institute and while still a
student, he was accepted for showing at the First International
Watercolor Exhibition at Brooklyn Museum in 1925.
He became a Tiffany Scholar in 1930-1933 with two grants, and exhibited
at Mrs. Phillip Roosevelt's gallery the GRD Studio, and had his first
one-man show at the Jumble Shop Restaurant in 1930, when he was at once
recognized as an extremely talented young painter.
After a long lapse of about twelve years, which he devoted to religious
activities, he again returned to painting of the female nude, working
in his cabin in the country.
One-man shows fo
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