Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Four Etchings of Ducks: Scaling Down
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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)
Four Etchings of Ducks: Scaling Down, 1917, published state of 150 (Paff, 120), signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l., plate size 4 x 3 in.; Shoveler Drake, 1920, from the published edition of 150 (Paff, 183), signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l., plate size 10 x 8 in.; Redheads, 1917, trial proof A-3 (Paff, 127), signed "FrankWBenson" in pencil l.l., inscribed "A-3/.../127 Redheads" in pencil in the lower margin, plate size 5 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.; Mallards No. 2, 1918, published state (Paff, 138), signed "FrankWBenson" in pencil l.l., plate size 8 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. All unmatted, unframed. Condition: Minor handling creases, Mallards No. 2 with imperfections to paper at lower margin, Redheads with toning and horizontal crease to lower margin where the paper was folded.
Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.
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