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May 29, 2015 12:00 PMCalender

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Two Canoes

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2816BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 29, 2015 12:00PM


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Two Canoes, 1927, trial proof B-3 (Paff, 266). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Etching on Hodamura or similar paper, plate size 5 15/16 x 7 7/8 in. (15.0 x 19.8 cm),unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Margins over 1 1/4 inches with deckled edges, pencil annotations to lower margin, fine unpressed crease to corner of image l.l., ink and fingerprints to margins.

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

Sheet measures 9 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. Slight 1 inch rippling at c.r. edge.

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Frank Weston Benson