Benton Murdoch Spruance Photo

Benton Murdoch Spruance

Born: Jun 25, 1904

Death: Dec 6, 1967

Birthplace: Philadelphia

Nationality: United States

Benton Murdoch Spruance

Date of Birth : Jun 25, 1904
Date of Death : Dec 6, 1967
Birth Place : Philadelphia

Benton Murdoch Spruance American painter, printmaker, architect. Spruance was born and died in Philadelphia. He was a long-term faculty member and Chairman of the Arts Department at Beaver College in Glenside, PA, as well as Chairman of the Printmaking Department of the Philadelphia College of Art. As a printmaker, Spruance was known for his innovations in color lithography with series of works relating to mythological and religious themes, as well as portraiture.

Awards Won


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
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