Faith A Bedford

Large Collection of Frank W. Benson Etchings for Sale

I have examined these etchings; all are in excellent condition, each one the best of an edition.  They are mounted on conservation mat and enclosed in archival glassine envelopes.  They have always been kept in a climate controlled vault. Please contact me regarding how you can obtain some of these prints for yourself.

Setting Decoys by Frank W. Benson

From Painter to Printmaker

By the time Frank W. Benson was fifty, he was internationally famous and his career was secure.  The painter who won every award the art world had to offer, whom journalists dubbed “America’s most medalled artist,” was in great demand as a portraitist. His sparkling, sun-drenched paintings of his children at their summer home on Maine’s North …

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Impressionist Summers

This book focuses on Frank W. Benson’s life and work in Maine, where he spent summers on North Haven Island, at Wooster Farm. It was there that he painted almost all of his brilliant, light-filled Impressionist paintings, launched his prolific etching career, and began his highly successful watercolor period, many of which are illustrated. Also …

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Benson’s Duxbury Legacy

In July, Faith Andrews Bedford spoke to the Duxbury Art Association about Frank W. Benson’s deep roots in the area’s art community. Here’s an article from the Duxbury Clipper.

Summer lectures on Frank W. Benson, American Impressionist and printmaker

Frank W. Benson’s biographer and scholar, Faith Andrews Bedford,  will be giving a series of lectures on the artist’s life and work the summer in New England. The first lecture will be part of the celebration of  the 100th anniversary of the Duxbury (MA) Art Association.  It will be at 7:30, Wednesday, July 26 at …

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