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Americana, Paintings & Maritime Art

July 29 - July 31, 2015

Lot #1405
DepartmentPaintings
Sold For$6,500.00(hammer price)
 $7,670.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedAugust 21, 2015

Description

FRANK WESTON BENSON
American, 1862-1951

Surf scoters in flight. Signed lower left F.W. Benson '38". Personalized inscription by the artist lower left "To Horatio & Caroline Rogers '38".
Provenance: Collection of Horatio and Caroline Rogers. Mr. Rogers was a personal friend and frequent hunting and fishing partner of the artist.
By descent in the family.

En grisaille watercolor on paper, 13.25" x 18.5" sight. Framed 23" x 29"."

Condition

Mat burn around edge, pinhole top right corner. Taped at top margin 3 times. Slight amount of foxing top left.

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