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Henry Benbridge  American  1743 -1812
Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States 
Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States 
Addresses:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States 1743-1772;1800-1812 
 Charleston, South Carolina, United States 1772-1800 
 Norfolk, Virginia, United States 1800 
Studied: Philadelphia 
Instructors: John Wollaston 1758
Anton Raphael Mengs 1764-1769
Pompeo Batoni 1764-1769
Exhibited: Royal Academy, London 1770
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1814
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Naturalism
Subjects Known For: Portraits
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