09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00PMCalender
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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Fish Hawk

$9,184$7,750
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Fish Hawk, 1913, edition of 13 (Paff, 18). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l., initialed within the plate. Etching on laid paper with Medici crest watermark, plate size 11 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (29.8 x 24.7 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Margins over 1 inch with deckled edges to three sides, lower margin folded under 2 1/2 inches below the image, pale mat burn and soiling.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

The sheet measures 17 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches. The work has probably been cleaned recently, although faint mat burn is visible near the upper edge.

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