Benner-Fries was a naturalist painter, with exotic flowers being his preferred subject. Throughout his life, he worked in Paris and England, but was most active in his native town of Mulhouse, where the Musée de l'impression sur étoffes contains many of his works. His works are held in the municipal museums of Mulhouse, Caen, Nice, Bale, Belfort, Bern, Châlons, Colmar, Douai, Le Havre, Limoux, Nantes, Paris, Pau and Strasbourg.
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