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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Three Figure Studies: Old Tom, Tired N...

Auction:
2779B
Lot:
406
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2779B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 23, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Three Figure Studies: Old Tom, Tired N..., and Man with a Sack
Old Tom titled, inscribed, and numbered or dated "Old Tom/Billingsgate/06/14/
10" l.r., Tired titled and inscribed indistinctly l.l., Sack unsigned.
Pencil on paper or paperboard, sizes to 14 x 8 in. (35.8 x 20.5 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Old Tom with rippling to top and bottom edges, creasing, soiling, and staining; Tired with irregular edges to right and l.r, loss to u.r. corner, staining and soiling; Sack cut from a larger paperboard support.

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


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