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Frank W. Benson: American Impressionist

On view September 29, 2000

Located in the: Online Interactive

He was one of the last great American Impressionists and among the most celebrated painters of his day. In all his work, Frank W. Benson brilliantly captured the effects of light on the physical world.

Frank W. Benson: American Impressionist is organized into four sections that explore subjects and themes that were central to his creative work: portraits, plein air works, interiors and still lifes, and outdoor scenes. In each of these periods, Benson was recognized as a master of the effects of light.

Learn more about Frank W. Benson in this online exhibition.