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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Redheads Coming

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3635TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: May 11, 2021 12:00PM


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Redheads Coming, 1930, proof impression E-3 (Paff, 302). Signed "FrankW.Benson." in pencil l.l. Etching on laid paper with "J WHATMAN" watermark, plate size 8 x 15 in. (20.3 x 38.1 cm),unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Full sheet with deckled edges, handling creases and soiling/fingerprints to margins, pencil annotations to margin l.l.

Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.

N.B. Proof E was created after the published edition of 150 was completed. According to Paff, the plate was "regrounded and rebitten for strength."
Estimate $300-500

The handling creases are primarily to the right margin. There is also cockling to the left and right edges.

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Frank Weston Benson, Paff