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September 23, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) The Retriever

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2930B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 23, 2016 12:00PM


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

The Retriever, 1916, from the published state, edition of 80 (Paff, 99). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.r., initialed within the plate, numbered "32" in pencil l.r. Etching on paper, plate size 8 x 6 in. (20.0 x 15.0 cm), framed (unglazed).
Condition: Even toning, several fox marks, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $700-900

Sheet measures 14 1/8 x 11 1/8 in (35.9 x 28.3 cm) and is deckled on three sides. Mat burn and toning. Horizontal crease at center visible on the verso. Fox marks are in the l.r. quadrant. Slight rippling to top of sheet. No additional issues to report.

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Frank Weston Benson