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February 7, 2014 12:00 PMCalender

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Ducks at Play

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


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Ducks at Play, 1923, from the published edition of 150 (Paff, 217). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l., initialed and dated within the plate. Drypoint on paper, plate size 10 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (27.3 x 34.8 cm),unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Margins 1 3/4 inches or more with deckled edges, pencil annotations l.l., subtle toning, unpressed creases to margins, old hinges near upper corners on recto.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.
Estimate $800-1,200

Sheet measures 14 7/8 x 17 3/8 in.; linen hinges attached to top corners; no additional condition to report.

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Frank Weston Benson