Benny Collin (1896-1979)

 

Benjamin Collin, aka Benny Collin (1896-1979). Oil on wood panel measures 21.75 x 29 inches; 24 x 31 inches framed. Frame is an oak float construction painted white. Excellent, clean condition with no damage or restoration. Signed lower left; dated lower right. 

$1800

Biography:

Birth place: Copenhagen, Denmark

Addresses: Malverne, Long Island, NY

Profession: Painter

Studied: Royal Acad., Copenhagen.

Exhibited: Belcourt Castle, Newport RI; Salon d’Automne, Paris; Royal Acad., Copenhagen, 1919 (prize); Am.-British A. Center; Lg. Present-Day A.; S.Indp.A.

Member: Lg. Present-Day A.

Work: Gloria Dei Church, Providence, R.I., Danish-American Society