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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Alert!

$400$325
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2818T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 26, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Alert!, 1925, probably from the published state of 150 (Paff, 242). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Drypoint on laid J. Whatman paper with watermark, plate size 5 x 7 in., unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Margins over 1 1/4 inches, deckled edges, pencil annotations to lower margin, soiling and fingerprints to margins and verso.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.

N.B. The lower margin is inscribed "Not final state." It is possible that this is an undocumented trial D impression.
Estimate $600-800


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