Rainy Day

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951): Rainy Day, 1906 (Oil on canvas, Art Institute of Chicago) – In this interior scene of the artist’s summer residence in Maine, Benson depicted his daughter Elisabeth reading, curled up in a rattan chair near a large fireplace. Rainy Day is a study of the subtler effects of interior light, with flat, overcast lighting filtering in from the left and embers glowing at far right…

Frank Weston Benson  Rainy Day

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