Benson, Frank W.
American oil painter and etcher, known for his ability to suggest the motion of birds in flight. Frank W. Benson was born in Salem, Massachusetts. He studied art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in Massachusetts, from 1880 to 1883, and at the Academie Julian in Paris, France, from 1883 to 1885. In 1899 Benson was appointed instructor in oil painting and drawing at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Benson's masterpiece paintings of American society at the turn of the century, of New England's ports and country, and of wildlife and sporting subjects are amongst the most popular American works of art.
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