Benjamin Champney was born in 1817 in Massachusetts. He studied in Europe from 1841-1848. While he was in Europe he met his two lifelong friends John Frederick Kensett and John Casilear. Champney moved back to the states in 1848 and moved to North Conway, New Hampshire. He started the White Mountain School with his two friends Kensett and Casilear.
This is an original oil painting signed left side Benjamin Champney. The painting is of a wooded fall landscape, relined and in good condition. The overall measurements with an ornate frame 18 x 22.
New Hampshire Autumn Landscape by Benjamin Champney