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CHAMPNEY, Benjamin, painter, born in New Ipswich, New Hampshire, 20 November, 1817. He was graduated at Appleton academy, in his native town, in 1834. He went to Boston in that year, worked in Pendleton's lithographic establishment in 1837-'40, studied and painted at the Louvre, Paris, in 1841-'6, then visited Italy with Kensett, and, revisiting Europe in 1847-'8, painted a panorama of the Rhine. Since 1853 he has passed his summers at North Conway, N. It., where he has a cottage and studio, and has painted many White mountain views, as well as those of Switzerland, which are owned in and around Boston. He was president of the Boston art club in 1858, and in 1865-'6 he again visited Europe, spending a summer in Brittany.
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