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The Owsley Moment

Vivid descriptions of art on display in our part of the state

S01 E25 – William Merritt Chase – Portrait of Mme. E. H. Bensel – 1912

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This Hoosier art teacher managed to incorporate his love for travel with teaching by taking his students abroad and creating paintings like this portrait in the process.

Written by Ashley Wehmiller
Voiced by Courtney Martin
Produced by Sean Ashcraft in cooperation with the David Owsley Museum of Art and the Ball State School of Art.

Music used in this episode:
Piano Trio No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 101: II. Presto non assai
Composed by Johannes Brahms
Performed by the Trio Novanta

William Merritt Chase – Portrait of Mme. E. H. Bensel – 1912 – Photo by Steve Talley

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