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Fire screen


William Arthur Smith Benson


c. 1900

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G379
Fire screen, William Arthur Smith Benson
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Copper, brass
Size: 29 9/16 x 20 3/4 x 8 1/8 in. (75.09 x 52.71 x 20.64 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, England
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: firescreen with floral design; copper 'petals' project outward from domed brass center; brass stand
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Martin Levy in honor of his father
Accession Number: 98.139
Artist: William Benson, English, 1854-1924
Role: Maker
Nationality: British
Life Dates: English, 1854-1924
Added to Site: February 28, 2009