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Porter, Benjamin Curtis

PORTER, BENJAMIN CURTIS (1843- ), American artist, was born at Melrose, Massachusetts, on the 27th of August 1843. He was a pupil of A. H. Bicknell and of the Paris schools, and was elected an associate of the National Academy of Design, New York, in 1878, and a full academician in 1880. He is best known as a painter of portraits.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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