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Ture Bengtz
1907-1973, American

Two Girls in Party Hats
1907-1973, American

Lithograph, image size 13 3/16 x 9 7/16 inches, c. 1945, Bengtz immigrated to America in 1927 and attended the school of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. During World War II, the Raytheon Corporation hired Bengtz as a technical illustrator of radar equipment. His drawings were so exacting that they looked like photographs. In the 1930’s Bengtz headed the drawing and graphic arts departments at the school of the Museum of Fine Arts. He was a well known and respected teacher spending many hours of his personal time helping his students.

Painting

Self Portrait
1899-1992, American

Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 inches, 1942, signed and dated, in a fine period frame, very likely the original. A member of the Rockport Art Association, Mildred Jones is included in the Association's 1940 publication, with the following brief biography, "Born in Scranton, Pa. Studied at Philadelphia and at Paris Academies under Henri Royer. Since her marriage, has worked in London, New York, Boston and Rockport, where concentrating on portraiture, she studied with the late Maurice Compris. Has recently exhibited in the Rockport, North Shore, and Boston Art Club Galleries."

Print

Crossing the Ford
1842-1914, American

Etching, image size 15 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches, c. 1886-87, cat: Wright-98, pencil signed l.r, remarque of a hay wagon l.l.

Drawing

Walk in the Park
1907-1998, American

Pencil, image size 4 3/4 x 3 7/8 inches, 1935, pencil signed within the image, red collectors seal l.l.