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Ben Benn
"Still Life, 1948"

1948

$4,500

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Here is a well executed oil on artist board painting by the artist Ben Benn. Signed and dated lower right, 1949. Gallery frame 15 x 13 inches. Provenance: Daniel E. Lewitt Fine Art Gallery, 16 East 79 Street, New York. Benn was born in Kamenets-Podolsky, Russian in 1884 and was living in New York by 1894. He studied at the Art Students League and at the National Academy of Design (1904-1908) and was a member of the Woodstock Artists Association, the American PS & G and the American Artists’ Congress. He exhibited extensively at Neumann Gallery, N.Y. and hung along the line at the Forum Exhibition of Modern American Painters (1916, 1st exhibition). In 1924, Neumann Gallery gave him his first one-man show. He also exhibited at Columbia University (1927), Whitney Museum of American Art (1927-1950), Chicago Art Institute, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC (1932, 1957), PAFA (1942, 1952 winning the Schiedt Award in the 157th Annual Exhibition and in 1966 the Beck Gold Medal); Walker Art Gallery, 1953; Butler Institute of Art, 1954; USA, Society of Independent Artists; Madison Square Garden, NYC 1958; USA Coliseum, NYC, 1959; The Decade of the Armory Show-New Directions in American Art, 1920-30, Friends of the Whitney Museum of American Art traveling exhibition, 1963-64; Critics’ Choice, Kane Memorial Exhibition, Providence Art Club, RI, 1965; four solo shows, Babcock Gallery, NYC, 1963-1970.

Details

  • Creator
    Ben Benn (1905 - 1989, Polish)
  • Creation Year
    1948
  • Dimensions
    Height: 11.5 in. (29.21 cm)Width: 9.5 in. (24.13 cm)Depth: .25 in. (6.35 mm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Southampton, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1411042093

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