||Frank Moss Bennett
1874 - 1953
BESIDE THE FIRE
Stock code: S4242
Signed & Dated 1933
Oil on Canvas
15 ¼ x11 inches / 38.7 x 27.9 cm
Price category: C: £10,000 - £15,000
Frank Moss Bennett was a London artist who specialised in painting portraits, genre and historical subjects.
Bennett was born in Liverpool. He studied art at St John's Wood Art School, the Slade School, and at The Royal Academy Schools, where he won a gold medal and a travel scholarship.
He is best known for his Elizabethan subjects, many of which became well known through calendars and other forms of popular reproduction.
Exhibited : The Royal Academy (1898 -1928) Titles include : A Book Plate (1898), The Greek Runner Ladas Falling Dead as he goes to receive his crown at Olympia (1900) and Gay Birds (1903) The Royal Institute, The Paris Salon
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