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Last NameBenson    
Given NameFrank Weston    
alt. NamesF. W. B. ;     
MarriageEllen Perry Peirson    
Year born1862 in Salem, Massachusetts    
Year died1951    
Place of deathBosten or Salem, Massachusetts    
Father's occupation    
EducationSchool of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Acad. Julian, Paris; tought by Otto Grundmann, Gustave Clarence Rodolphe Boulanger, Jules Lefebvre     
Country of ActivityUnited States of America    
Worked forSociety of Art, Portland, Maine ; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ; Phillips, John C.: A natural history of the ducks ;    
Patronagemember of Ten Amer. Painters, Soc. of Amer. Etchers, Am. Acad. of Arts and Sciences, National Institute of Arts & Letters, National Acad. of Design    
CollaboratorsEdmund Tarbell ;    
Techniqueszoological and ornithological painting, watercolour, etching, and engraving    
Sample(s)http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/benson_frank_weston.html; http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/111118#page/13/mode/1up    
Archival sources    
Published sourcesAKL 4 1994, 153 ; ThB 3 1909, 352 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ;    
otherActive as painting teacher; also known for potraits.    

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