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May 13, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Two Impressions of Cloudy Dawn

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2895BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 13, 2016 12:00PM


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Two Impressions of Cloudy Dawn, 1922, trial proof A-6 and an impression of the published state of 150 (Paff, 215). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Etchings (the proof with pencil) on laid paper, plate size 9 3/4 x 11 7/8 in., unmatted, unframed. Condition: Deckled edges, pencil annotations to lower margins, proof with soiling/fingerprints and soft creases to margins and with hinging tape to upper corners.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.

N.B. The proof impression has extensive drawing in pencil, delineating the clouds, horizon, and water, as referenced in Paff.
Estimate $500-700

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Frank Weston Benson