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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Three Diminutive Prints: Scaling Down

$563$450
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3540TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: January 11, 2021 12:00PM

Description:

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Three Diminutive Prints: Scaling Down, 1917, published state of 150, etching (Paff, 120); Lone Pintail, 1930, published edition of 150, drypoint (Paff, 303); and Flying Buffleheads, 1930, published state of 150, etching and drypoint (Paff, 308). Each signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Various papers, plate size to 4 1/2 x 5 7/8 in. (11.3 x 14.8 cm),unmatted, unframed.
Condition: A majority of the edges deckled, each with pencil annotations to the lower margin, Scaling Down with crease to lower edge (well outside of the plate mark).

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.
Estimate $250-350

The plate for Scaling Down measures 4 x 3 in.; Lone Pintail is 4 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.; and Flying Buffleheads is 3 x 4 in.


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Frank Weston Benson