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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Four Etchings of Ducks: The Passing Flock

Auction:
3180T
Lot:
1026
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
Discovery - 3180T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 19, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Four Etchings of Ducks: The Passing Flock, 1927, published edition of 150 (Paff, 277), signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l., plate size 11 3/4 x 13 7/8 in.; Three Mallards, 1933, proof D-6 on blue laid paper (Paff, 334), signed FrankW.Benson." l.l., inscribed with the proof number l.l., plate size 11 3/4 x 9 7/8 in.; On Swift Wings, 1927, trial proof C-2 (Paff, 264), signed "FrankW.Benson." l.l., inscribed with the proof number l.l., plate size 11 7/8 x 9 3/4 in.; and Lone Pintail, 1930, published edition (Paff, 303), signed "FrankWBenson" l.l., plate size 4 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.; all unmatted, unframed. Condition: Passing Flock with hinge remnants at three corners, soiling to the margins, minor handling creases; Three Mallards with small tear l.c. edge; Swift Wings with ink smudges to the margins;
Estimate $700-900


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Frank Weston Benson, Anas, Ducks, Mallard

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