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May 13, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Running the Rapids

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


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Running the Rapids, 1927, proof impression (Paff, 269). Numbered and signed "B-1 FrankWBenson." in pencil within the image l.l., pencil annotations to verso. Etching on laid paper, plate size 5 15/16 x 7 7/8 in. (15.0 x 19.8 cm),unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Thread margins.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.

N.B. Paff makes no mention of a second or B group of proofs, so this may well be a proof of the finalized plate outside of the published edition.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Frank Weston Benson