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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Swinging In

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2818TLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 26, 2015 12:00PM


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Swinging In, 1927, trial proof B-6 (Paff, 272). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Etching on laid paper, plate size 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 in., unmatted, unframed. Condition: Margins 1 1/4 inches or more, hinging tape to upper margin at edges, pencil annotations to lower margin, staining (visible primarily on verso).

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.

N.B. There were about five subsequent "C" trials made of this image prior to the published state.
Estimate $300-500

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Frank Weston Benson