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John Benson (American, b. 1927) Three Portraits: Woman in Chair

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$770$650

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

John Benson (American, b. 1927)

Three Portraits: Woman in Chair, 1969, Family Portrait, 1969, and Couple, c. 1970. The last with the artist's stamp on the mount. Gelatin silver prints on paper, image sizes to 9 x 11 in. (22.7 x 27.8 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Each mounted with mounting film.

N.B. Benson was a student of Harry Callahan's at the Rhode Island School of Design. A closely related image was included in the portfolio Photographs: Rhode Island School of Design, published in 1970, which contained twenty-three works by RISD students.
Estimate $600-800

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Rhode Island School of Design, John Benson, Chair, Harry Callahan, Graphic design, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

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