Attend a free live webinar with Mass Audubon – “Frank W. Benson: Artist, Ornithologist, Conservationist”

Faith Andrews Bedford to speak via Zoom, Mar. 7 at 7 p.m. EST As a boy, Frank W. Benson spent every free moment tramping the marshes surrounding his boyhood in home in Salem, Massachusetts and sketching the birds that filled them. His first painting, at age 16, was of a snipe. Almost 70 years later, his last […]

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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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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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