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3072B Boston
January 26, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Three Impressions of Geese Drifting Down

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3072B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 26, 2018 10:00AM


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Three Impressions of Geese Drifting Down, 1929, proofs A-2 and C-2, plus an impression of the published state of 150 (Paff, 287). Each signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. and with pencil annotations l.l. Etchings on various laid papers, plate sizes 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in., unmatted, unframed. Condition: Margins of 1 inch or more with most edges deckled, soiling and fingerprints to margins of proofs.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.

N.B. There were four proof states (designated A-D) prior to the published state.
Estimate $400-600

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Frank Weston Benson