Benson, Eugene, 1839-1908

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American painter

From the guide to the Eugene Benson letter and receipts, 1870, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

American artist Eugene Benson was born and educated in the United States, later studying in Europe. He established himself in Europe, emulating the Venetian masters, and also travelled to the Near East, where he was much influenced by Egyptian art. During his heyday his illustrations graced numerous monographs and periodicals.

From the description of Eugene Benson letter to E.C. Stedman, 1866 Dec. 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52999890

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associatedWith Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904. person
associatedWith Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878. person
associatedWith Church, William Conant, 1836-1917. person
associatedWith Fleming, George, 1858-1938. person
associatedWith Frohman, Charles, 1860-1915 person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, Eastman person
correspondedWith Niles, Mr. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
associatedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908, person
correspondedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917 person
associatedWith Young, Robert, 1927-2008, person
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Birth 1839-11-01

Death 1908-02-28




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