Benjamin Curtis Porter

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Benjamin Curtis Porter (August 27, 1843 – April 2, 1908[1]), American artist, was born at Melrose, Massachusetts. He was a pupil of Albion Harris Bicknell and of the Paris schools, and was elected an associate of the National Academy of Design, New York, in 1878, and a full academician in 1880.[2] He died in New York City.[1]

Porter and his wife are included in Ward McAllister's list of Mrs. Astor's 400.[citation needed] He is best known as a painter of portraits.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 PD-icon.svg Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1922). "Porter, Benjamin Curtis". Encyclopædia Britannica. 32 (12th ed.). London & New York. p. 128.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). [ "Porter, Benjamin Curtis" ] Check |ws link in chapter= value (help). Encyclopædia Britannica. 22 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>