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Sugarloaf Mountain by Benson Bond Moore (American 1882-1974)

Sugarloaf Mountain by Benson Bond Moore (American 1882-1974)


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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: N. America: American: Pre 1920: Item # 1376066

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Benson Bond Moore (American 1882-1974)

"October on Surgarloaf Mountain, MD"

Oil on board, signed and dated l.l. , and titled and dated "1958" on the reverse

Provenance: Richard Brodnax Maclin
The Estate of a Toms River Collector

Exhibited: The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstowm MD: A Seasonal View - The Landscapes of Benson Bond Moore, September 1 - October 27, 1996

Painting: 18" x 14"
Frame: 25.5" x 21.5"

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Benson Bond Moore, painter, etcher and teacher was born in Washington, DC. He studied at the Corcoran School of Art with Messer and Brooke , and also with Weyl . He continued his studies in drawing at the Linthicum Institute under Ballenger and learned painting conservation from his father.

Active in professional societies, he was a member and officer of the Landscape Club of Washington. He was also a longtime member of the Society of Washington Artists. He exhibited with both groups from as early as 1915 and continued through the 1930's. His work was also shown at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

As an artist, he became well known and honored for his local scenes, many of which are in major public collections. His works are held by the National Museum of American Art; Historical Society of Washington, DC; Library of Congress; The White House; Bibliothèque National de Paris; Cosmos Club; National Museum of American History; the Houston Museum of Fine Art and the Los Angeles Museum of Art. Over his life, he was honored with numerous awards for his work.

Sources:
McMahan, Virgil. "The Artists of Washington, D.C. 1796-1996"
Consentino, Andrew and Glassie, Henry. "The Capital Image, Painters in Washington, 1800-1915"
Strass, Sephanie, "A Seasonal View - The Landscapes of Benson Bond Moore"