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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Canada River

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2907TLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 09, 2016 12:00PM


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Canada River, 1920, trial proof A-1 (Paff, 179). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Drypoint on laid Japan paper, plate size 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (14.8 x 19.8 cm),unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Rich, heavy burr, margins over 1 1/2 inches with deckled edges, pencil annotations to lower margin, subtle soiling and fingerprints to margins, creases to deckles and near edges, old hinges to upper corners on verso.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.
Estimate $500-700

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Frank Weston Benson, Japan