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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Black Breast Plover

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2702TLocation: BostonDate / Time: February 03, 2014 12:00PM


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Black Breast Plover, 1915, published state of 50 (Paff, 71). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l., numbered "17/50" in pencil l.r. Etching on Shogun paper with watermark, plate size 6 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. (17.0 x 27.2 cm),unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Margins over 1 1/2 inches with deckled edges, pencil annotations l.l., unpressed creases and soiling to margins, thinned spot to margin l.l., old hinges to upper edge on recto.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.
Estimate $600-800

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Frank Weston Benson