A Woman Reading

Frank W. Benson

American artist from Salem, Massachusetts known for his Realistic portraits, American Impressionist paintings, watercolors and etchings.

Dutch Newsboy

John H. Vanderpoel

His book The Human Figure, a standard art school resource featuring his drawings based on his teaching at the Art Institute of Chicago, was published in 1907.

Entrance of the King

Maxfield Parrish


An American painter and illustrator active in the first half of the 20th century, he is known for his distinctive saturated hues and idealized neo-classical imagery.

Examining His Arrows

Ernest Hennings

An American artist from Penns Grove, New Jersey and member of the Taos Society of Artists, he studied under John Vanderpoel at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and graduated with honors.

Seed Time and Harvest

Grant Wood

An American painter from Anamosa, Iowa, he is best known for paintings depicting the rural American Midwest, particularly the painting American Gothic, an iconic image of the 20th century.

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