FRANK WESTON BENSON (1862-1951)
FRANK WESTON BENSON (1862-1951)
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FRANK WESTON BENSON (1862-1951)

The Hill Top

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FRANK WESTON BENSON (1862-1951)
The Hill Top
signed and dated 'F.W. Benson./1914.' and inscribed 'To Elisabeth and Max.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
40 x 32 in. (101.6 x 81.3 cm.)
Painted in 1914.
Provenance
The artist.
Elisabeth Benson and Charles M.A. Rogers, gift from the above, 1924.
Joan Michelman, Ltd., New York.
Owings-Dewey Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1986.
Literature
F.W. Benson, Modern Masters of Etching, London, 1925, p. 86, no. 41.
F.A. Bedford, Frank W. Benson: American Impressionist, New York, 1994, pp. 10, 106, 155-56, 174, pl. 98, illustrated.
Exhibited
Boston, Massachusetts, Guild of Boston Artists, 1915.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Art Museum, 22nd Annual Exhibition of American Art, May 22-July 31, 1915, p. 12, no. 60, illustrated.
Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1916.
Paris, France, Luxembourg Palace, Musée National d'Esposition des Artistes de L'Ecole Américaine, 1919.
Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Benson and Tarbell Retrospective, 1939.
Huntsville, Alabama, Huntsville Museum of Art; New York, The Lotos Club, The May Family Collection of American Paintings, February 7-May 1, 1988, pp. 12-13, 57, no. 1, illustrated.
New York, Spanierman Gallery, Frank W. Benson: The Impressionist Years, May 11-June 11, 1988, pp. 25, 68-69, pl. 11, illustrated.
New York, Berry-Hill Galleries, Frank W. Benson: A Retrospective, May 17-June 24, 1989, no. 41, illustrated.
Portland, Maine, Portland Museum of Art, April 15-September 30, 1992.
Dallas, Texas, Dallas Museum of Art, July-September 2006, on loan.

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