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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Three Unframed Sketches of Boats: Dory Sketches , Man in Dory

Auction:
2779B
Lot:
438
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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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 Unframed Sketches of Boats: Dory Sketches, Man in Dory, and Catboat and Gulls
Dory Sketches titled and signed ".../FWBenson" l.l., others unsigned.
Catboat ink on paperboard, others pencil on paper, sizes to 13 7/8 x 18 1/8 in. (35.3 x 46.0 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Catboat with surface losses, staining, and tape remnants, Dory Sketches with small tear to c.l. edge, all with soiling and toning.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.
Estimate $3,500-5,500


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Dory Sketches, Frank Weston Benson

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