Ben Austrian, Artist by Geoffrey D. Austrian.
A biography of artist Ben Austrian (1870-1921), a Pennsylvania artist made internationally famous as a result of his “chick paintings” used by Bon Ami cleanser. Not surprisingly, the artist’s talents run much deeper. A rapturous look at his life and career, complete with an impressive collection of paintings reproduced in stunning detail.
Chapters include Getting to Know Uncle Ben, An Uncertain Start, Barnyard, Kennel and Stall, Game Hanging on a Wall, A Studio in Paris, A Girl Named Molly, The Bon Ami Chick, and Woods, Ponds, and Streams.
Hardbound, copyright 1997. 120 pages with an extensive representation of the artist’s works.
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