Sunlight  1909

by Frank Weston Benson

Gallery label: [br]The figure’s dress provides a blank canvas for Benson’s brushstrokes in dazzling white, pink, and violet, accented by the blue and violet shadows typical of Impressionism. The model is the artist’s daughter Eleanor, who often joined her mother and sisters in posing for Benson’s outdoor works around Wooster Farm, their summer retreat in Maine. Benson was ...
32 x 20 in
Oil on canvas
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