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May 13, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Soaring Fish Hawk

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


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Soaring Fish Hawk, 1923, published state of 150 (Paff, 225). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Drypoint on paper, plate size 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (14.8 x 20.0 cm),unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Margins over 1 1/2 inches with two deckled edges, pencil annotations l.l., thinned spot to upper edge on verso.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.
Estimate $700-900

Sheet measures 9 5/8 x 12 1/2 in. The thinned areas are from removed hinges at the upper corners.

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Frank Weston Benson