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February 7, 2014 12:00 PMCalender

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Two Impressions of Shoveler Drake

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2703BLocation: BostonDate / Time: February 07, 2014 12:00PM


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Two Impressions of Shoveler Drake, 1920, proof impression A4 with landscape and sky details drawn in with pencil and one from the published edition of 150 (Paff, 183). Both signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Etchings (the proof with pencil) on paper, plate size 10 x 8 in., unmatted, unframed. Condition: Margins 3/4 inches or more with deckled edges, pencil annotations l.l., subtle toning, soiling to margins of the proof.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.

Estimate $300-500

Sheet sizes to 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.; one has hinge residue at top on verso; no additional condition to report.

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Frank Weston Benson