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Benjamin, Samuel G(reen) W(heeler)locked

(b Argos, Greece, Feb 13, 1837; d Burlington, VT, July 19, 1914). American writer and artist.
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Private lessons in painting led Benjamin to illustrate many of his writings on art and travel. After graduating from Williams College, Williamstown, MA, in 1859 he served as assistant librarian in the New York State Library. He wrote his first book on art, What Is Art or Art Theories and Methods Concisely Stated...

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