John William Bentley (1880-1951)

 

John William Bentley (1880-1951)
John W. Bentley ; J.W. Bentley ; J. W. Bentley ; J. William Bentley ;
American Woodstock school post-impressionist landscape painter ;
[Born January 3, 1880 in Paterson, Passaic, NJ – died August 25, 1951 in Kingston, NY]

 

FAD record control number: 69115 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

John William Bentley (1880-1951) biography:

Birth: January 3, 1880 in Paterson, Passaic, NJ ;
Death: August 25, 1951 in Kingston, NY ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Capricorn ;

Known for: Snowy landscape impressionist painting ; Woodstock, NY paintings ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Mountains ; forest ; trees ; landscape ; rural ; snowscape ; winterscape ;

Areas: Paterson, Passaic, NJ (1880-1910) ; Jersey City, NJ (1910) ; New York, NY (1918) ; Woodstock, NY (1918-1920, 1930, 1940, 1951) ; High Bridge, NJ (1919) ; San Francisco, CA (1922-1924) ; Ridgewood, Bergen, NJ (1935-1940) ; Kingston, NY ; Ulster, NY (1951) ; Pago Pago, Samoa (1922) ; Monterey Peninsula, CA ; Mission Capistrano, CA ;
Region: North East ; West Coast ;
Lived: Paterson, Passaic, NJ (1880-1910) ; Jersey City, NJ (1910) ; 347 West 57th Street, New York, NY (1918) ; High Bridge, NJ (1919) ; Woodstock, NY (1918-1920, 1930, 1940, 1951) ; San Francisco, CA (1922) ; Ridgewood, Bergen, NJ (1935-1940)
Father: Samuel Bentley Sr (?-1917) ;
Mother: Sophia M (Wardell) Bentley (1856-1938) ;
Relatives: Ada E Bentley (1877-?), sister ; Joseph Henry Bentley (1882-1961), brother ; Maud Bentley (1887-?), sister ; Samuel Bentley (1896-1972), brother ;
Spouse: Belle Azelle (Withers) Bentley (1889-?), married April 11, 1910 in Jersey City, NJ ;
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Training: Art Students’ League of New York, New York, NY under George Brandt Bridgman (1865-1943), Frank Vincent DuMond (1865-1951) and Robert (Henry Cozad) Henri (1865-1929) ;
Instructors: George Brandt Bridgman (1865-1943) ; Frank Vincent DuMond (1865-1951) ; Robert (Henry Cozad) Henri (1865-1929) ;
Work: Listed as a silk twister (1900) ; listed as a loom fixer (1910) ; listed as a landscape painter / artist (1920) ; listed as artist (1930, 1940) ; “John W. Bentley, Woodstock, NY, has one fine work on view – Sunday Morning. An old colonial church is seen through the coral-like branches of leafless trees, the ground in the foreground covered with clean white snow…Winter glow special mention” ;

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Member: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, artist member (1918-1951) ; Woodstock Art Colony, Woodstock, NY ;
Exhibited with: Buffalo Art Academy, Buffalo, NY (1921) ; Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, “27th annual exhibition of Buffalo Society of Artists”, February 5-29 1920 ; Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, “28th annual collection of the Buffalo Society of Artists”, January 28 – March 15, 1922 ; Stendahl Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (1923) ; California State Fair, Sacramento, CA (1924) ; Ridgewood Art Academy, Ridgewood, NJ (1940) ;
Awards: Buffalo Art Academy, Buffalo, NY, prize (1921) ; California State Fair, Sacramento, CA, prize (1924) ; Ridgewood Art Academy, Ridgewood, NJ, prize (1940) ;

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2020.69115

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Fine Art Database, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY.

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Record birth date:
October 13, 2020

Last updated: October 23, 2020 at 17:07 pm

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