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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Seven Unframed Waterfowl Prints: Canada Goose

Auction:
3267T
Lot:
1074
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
Discovery - 3267T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Seven Unframed Waterfowl Prints: Canada Goose
, 1917, etching on paper, published state of 150 (Paff, 115); The Darkening Sky, 1925, drypoint on paper, published state of 150 (Paff, 253); Flying Brant, 1925, drypoint on paper, trial proof A-3, (Paff, 241); Frontispiece for Volume Three of the Catalogue, 1923, etching on paper, trial proof A-3, (Paff, 223); Redhead Alighting, 1927, drypoint on paper, trial proof A-2, (Paff, 276); Scaling Down, 1917, etching on paper, published state of 150, (Paff 120); and Study of Turnstones, 1928, drypoint on paper, trial proof A-2, (Paff, 282). All signed "FrankWBenson" in pencil l.l., titled and numbered in pencil l.l., sizes to 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. Condition: Redhead with accretions to u.l. corner and u.c. edge, Darkening Sky and Turnstones with minor handling creases, Brant and Goose with minor pinpoint surface accretions, Frontispiece with scattered accretions.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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