Ideas submitted by Shannon Rollman-Reilly
~See some of Benson's works at the Peabody Essex Museum.
as aesthetic...but larger examples can be found at All
Posters.com (type Benson in the search
print out a picture to hang on the refrigerator or to make a
the biography on Frank
Benson but give a SYNOPSIS...it will bore a
~He was born in Massachussettes...find it on a map of the U.S.
~He studied in Paris, France...find France on a globe. Let the child know that France was a "cultural mecca" for artists at the time.
that Benson was an "impressionist". Impressionists liked to
that Benson often times painted portraits. Take turns
~Follow up with a trip to the library or book store.
~Talk about any Benson picture that you may find...
on your library size. You can also look under American
Impressionism. Even if you find just one pic...expand on the one
that you do find.
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