09-07-2007 09-07-2007
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September 7, 2007 12:00 PMCalender

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) On Swift Wings

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2371 Location: Boston Date / Time: September 07, 2007 12:00PM


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

On Swift Wings, 1927, published state of 150 proofs (Paff, 264). Signed "FrankWBenson" in pencil l.l., identified on a fragmentary label on the reverse. Etching on paper, plate size 11 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. (30.1 x 24.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Out of the frame, the work measures 16 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. The work is adhered to the front mat on all sides. There is also some subtle toning.

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Frank Weston Benson