Saturday, May 7, 2022

The Late Summer Whites of American Artist Frank W. Benson (1862-1951)

Frank W. Benson (1862-1951) Portrait in White 1889

Alright, I admit it, I am back to posting those 19th-century white dresses again. Here are my best excuses. It did not feel like Fall here today, the temperature rose to 93. And these portraits are not painted outside on glowing green grass. Those are my excuses, and I am sticking to them.

Frank W. Benson (1862-1951) Twilight in the Desert 1891

Frank W. Benson (1862-1951) Alice Bacon (Mrs W Stugis H. Lothrop 1891
Frank W. Benson (1862-1951) Firelight 1893

Frank W. Benson (1862-1951) Emily Vanderbilt Binney 1894