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GERRIT BENEKER (1882-1932) Wellfleet at Twilight, 1922, Oil on canvas

  • 14 x 15", 20 1/2 x 21 1/2" framed
  • Artist Name:
  • Gerrit Beneker
  • Literature:
  • Gerrit Albertus Beneker, born 1882 in Grand Rapids, MI. died in 1934 in Truro, MA. He studied with John Vanderpoel, Frederick Richardson, F. V. DuMond, Henry Reuterdahl, Charles W. Hawthorne and was a Member of Provincetown Art Association and the Beachcombers Club. Beneker exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1913-32 and in Scarab CL, Detroit, 1916 (prize), the Cleveland Museum, 1919 (prize), Corcoran Gallery, 1919,-32, Detroit Institute of Art, 1930. He worked in the following institutions: Provincetown Art Assoc., Butler Art Inst., Youngstown Ohio, Grand Rapids Art Gallery, Victory Liberty loan poster. He also worked as a painter of magazine covers for Leslie's Weekly, The Reader, Scribners Magazine, The Christian Herald, and Harper's Weekly. In 1919 he was painter in residence for The Hydraulic Steel Company in Cleveland, Ohio, where for two years he painted the steel workers of America.
  • Medium:
  • Oil on canvas
  • Circa:
  • 1922
  • Notes:
  • Unsigned, identified on plate, letter of authenticity
  • Condition:
  • Very good condition, surface dirt, minor imperfections, please consider photos an accurate description of condition

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October 23, 2021 1:00 PM EDT
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