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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Canvasbacks

Auction:
2732T
Lot:
214
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2732T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Canvasbacks, 1926, published state of 150 (Paff, 261). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Etching on laid paper with "ENGLAND" watermark, plate size 5 7/8 x 11 3/4 in. (14.8 x 29.7 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Margins over 1 3/4 inches with deckled left and lower edges, several small fox marks, pencil annotations l.l., remains of brown paper hinges near upper corners.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.
Estimate $700-900


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