Frank Moss Bennett1874 - 1953
BESIDE THE FIREStock code: S4242
Signed & Dated 1933
Oil on Canvas
15 ¼ x11 ins / 38.7 x 27.9 cm
Price category: C: £10,000 - £15,000
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