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    BENJAMIN OSRO EGGLESTON (1867-1937)
    Old Lyme, Connecticut, c. 1910
    Oil on masonite
    12in. x 14in.
    Estate stamp on verso
    Inscribed on verso: Painted by/ Benjamin Eggleston/ 1867-1937

    Provenance: the artist's estate, [Christies 14 March 1995, sale # 7683 lot 113]

    Exhibited: Old Lyme Art Association, 75th Anniversary Exhibition, In Retrospect: Selected Works by Lyme Artists

    Benjamin Osro Eggleston was born in Belvedere, Minnesota and studied art at the Minneapolis School of Fine Arts under Douglas Volk. He also traveled to Paris where he completed additional studies. Upon his return he established a studio in Brooklyn from which he worked and traveled. From 1900 to 1920 he summered at the Old Lyme Art Colony and in the 1930s he spent his time in West Stockbridge, Massachusetts. He was a Member of the Salmagundi Club, Brooklyn Society of Artists, All American Artists and was President of the Brooklyn Art Club. He exhibited at the National Academy of Design, Art Institute of Chicago, Pennsylvania Academy, Boston Art Club, Paris Salons, the Carnegie Institute, Brooklyn Art Association and among other venues. His work is housed in the Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Newark Museum.


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