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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3338B Boston
January 23, 2020 6:00PMCalender

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) The Passing Flock

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3338B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 23, 2020 6:00PM


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

The Passing Flock, 1927, published edition of 150 (Paff, 277). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Etching on laid paper with "ENGLAND" watermark, plate size 11 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. (29.7 x 35.2 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Full sheet with deckled left and lower edges, pencil annotations to lower margin, minor creases to lower margin at edge.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.
Estimate $300-500

Sheet size 15 x 17 1/2 inches. Minor tear to deckle at u.l. edge, few minor pinprick accretions to l.r. margin, indistinct inscription "E...37" in faint pencil l.l. corner on verso, lower corners with adhesive putty residue on verso.

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Frank Weston Benson, United Kingdom