Children in Woods

Artist: Frank W. Benson (American, Salem, Massachusetts 1862–1951 Salem, Massachusetts)

Date: 1905

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 32 x 30 in. (81.3 x 76.2 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Bequest of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876–1967), 1967

Accession Number: 67.187.210


Benson painted forest scenes with close-up views of children as early as 1898, and continued to explore this subject during the early twentieth century.