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Stanley Stearns (American, b. 1926) Lot of 1955 "Duck Stamp" Items: Blue Geese

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2446
Lot:
207
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$563$475

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2446
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 06, 2009 12:00PM

Description:

Stanley Stearns (American, b. 1926)

Lot of 1955 "Duck Stamp" Items: Blue Geese, 1955, together with the cancelled printing plate and a 1955 Duck Stamp. Signed and dated "Stanley Stearns © 1955" in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.l. Etching and aquatint on paper, plate size 7 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (18.3 x 26.0 cm), framed (the plate and stamp share a common frame).
Condition: Subtle mat burn and rippling to etching, not examined out of frames.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Stanley Stearns, cancelled printing plate, Aquatint, Etching, Federal Duck Stamp, Printmaking, Stearns, Time, United States Fish and Wildlife Service

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