(1930 - 1998)
Henry Benson was active/lived in Florida. Henry Benson is known for rough textured impressionistic painting, beach and city scene genre.
Biography Henry Benson
Henry Benson was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1930 and died in Florida in 1998. He used an innovative technique, which produced work that was impressionistic, with a raised surface that had an almost ‘sandy’ texture. This was his ‘signature’ style of painting.
The technique involved applying a rough textured surface to the canvas before starting his paintings. He then applied brilliant pastel colors to achieve the intended effect in his finished works which added movement and contrast of pointillism.
Henry Benson was best known for his beach scenes with children as well as his ‘lifestyle’ scenes of New York City.
Born in Brooklyn NY, he later moved to Wellsboro, PA. Upon finishing high school, he joined t
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