John William Birger Benson (1904-1978)


John William Birger Benson (1904-1978)
American art deco landscape, marine and stylized portrait painter ;
John W. Benson ; John Benson ; John William Benson ; J.W. Benson ; J. W. Benson ; J. William Benson ; 
[Born October 11, 1904 in Brooklyn, NY – died 1978 in Fort Lauderdale, FL? or his residence in Venice, FL]


FAD record control number: 42660 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;


John William Birger Benson (1904-1978) biography:

Birth: October 11, 1904 in Brooklyn, NY ;
Death: 1978 in Fort Lauderdale, FL? or his residence in Venice, FL ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ;
 Libra ;

Known for: Art deco landscapes ; Deco marine paintings ; stylized portrait painter ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Women ; landscapes ; marines ;

Areas: Brooklyn, NY ; Venice, FL ;
Region: North East ; South East ;
Lived: Brooklyn, NY ; 333 Miami Ave W, Venice, FL, 34285-2361 (?-1978) ;
Spouse: Helen L Benson (1905-1985), wife ;



Exhibited with: Kennedy Galleries, New York, NY, show of marine paintings (December, 1922) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1931) ; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (1932) ;



Notes: Similar work to Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980) ;


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December 20, 2018

Last updated: May 26, 2019 at 0:09 am

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