Mary Benjamin Rogers
(1878 - 1956)
Mary Benjamin Rogers was active/lived in New York. Mary Rogers is known for painting.
Biography Mary Benjamin Rogers
Mary Benjamin Rogers (1878-1956), Mrs. Benjamin Rogers, as
she was known, was the first wife of Standard Oil heir Henry H. Rogers
Jr., and mother of fashion icon Millicent Rogers.
She began painting in France under the watchful eye of
Edouard Vuillard (1868-1940), and later studied with Jon Corbino
(1905-1964), and friend Bernard Boutet de Monvel (1881-1949).
love of flowers is revealed in her paintings; the romantic ideal of the
blossom creeps into almost all of her canvases. Her first exhibition was
held in the 1930s in Paris at the amateur art show arranged by Miss
Elsa Maxwell. She continued on to exhibit paintings into the late 1940s
at various galleries and institutions including the Wild
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