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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2930B Boston
September 23, 2016 12:00PMCalender
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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Yellowlegs in Sunlight

$584$475
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2930B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 23, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Yellowlegs in Sunlight, 1928, published state, edition of 150 (Paff, 285). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l., initialed and dated within the plate. Drypoint on laid paper with "ENGLAND" watermark, plate size 9 7/8 x 7 3/4 in., unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Full margins with deckled edges to two sides, pencil annotations l.r.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Frank Weston Benson, Communication design, Drypoint, Edition, Pencil, Printing, Printmaking, Sunlight, Visual arts, Writing implements, United Kingdom