Frank Weston Benson Art
Frank Weston Benson was Born in Salem, Massachusetts, to a prosperous mercantile family,
Frank Weston Benson was one of the leaders in the American Impressionist style.
In the 1940s, his work included landscapes, still lifes, sporting subjects, and birds, painted in oil and watercolor and etched on copper plates.
But Benson is best-remembered for his figurative paintings, most of which he had completed by 1920.
He was wellknown for His images of young ladies in white dresses standing on windswept hillsides.
After returning to New England in 1885, Benson opened a Boston studio began teaching at the Museum School,
In 1898, Benson further helped found the Ten American Artists, an organization dedicated to the exhibition and promotion of Impressionism.