Benner, Many

BORN 17 Jul 1873, Capri, Campania - DIED 12 Nov 1965, Paris, 17e
BIRTH NAME Benner, Emmanuel Michel
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (division 64, avenue Circulaire, ligne 05, numéro 29)

Many Benner was the son of the painter Jean Benner and the nephew of the painter Emmanuel Benner. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts and he was taught by Benjamin-Constant, Tony Robert-Fleury, Jean-Jacques Henner and Jules Lefebvre. He won a second Grand Prix the Rome. In 1891 he first exhibited at the Salon des artistes français and he was awarded a medal of honor there in 1897. In 1903 he travelled to Italy, Greece and Spain.

He was awarded the Légion d'honneur in 1925 and he became the conservator of the musée national Jean-Jacques Henner in Paris. He often painted in Capri, where his maternal family came from. During the Second World War he lived in Albi. He died in 1965 in Paris.

• Father: Benner, Jean

Related persons
• was pupil of Benjamin-Constant, Jean-Joseph
• was pupil of Henner, Jean-Jacques
• was pupil of Lefebvre, Jules


The grave of Jean Benner and Many Benner at Père Lachaise, Paris.
Picture by Androom (01 Nov 2022)


Emmanuel Michel Benner — Wikipédia

Bennett, John Hughes

Published: 09 Jun 2023
Last update: 09 Jun 2023