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With an original etching by Frank W. Benson

Lot 0027 Details

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Author: Benson, Frank W.
Title: Etchings and Drypoints by Frank W. Benson. An Illustrated and Descriptive Catalog. Volume Four.
Place Published: Boston
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Company
Date Published: 1929
Description:


Volume 4 only. xxii, [100] pp. Illustrations from photographs; original etched frontispiece. (4to) original linen-backed gray boards. No. 28 of 600 copies. First Edition.



Original signed etching of "Flying Pintail" as frontispiece, with tissue guard; 62 reproductions of etchings and drypoints. First Edition of the fourth and final volume in the catalogue raisonne issued by Paff between 1917 and 1929 (a supplementary volume was added in 1959). Frank Weston Benson (1862-1951) was already well established as one of America's leading artists when he took up etching in 1912, and his popular success in that medium was immediate and long-lasting. He specialized in game birds, with occasional portraits of duck hunters.

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Spine label a bit rubbed; a few spots on front cover; near-fine.
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With an original etching by Frank W. Benson

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Feb 22, 2018
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Lot 0027 Details

Description
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Heading:
Author: Benson, Frank W.
Title: Etchings and Drypoints by Frank W. Benson. An Illustrated and Descriptive Catalog. Volume Four.
Place Published: Boston
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Company
Date Published: 1929
Description:


Volume 4 only. xxii, [100] pp. Illustrations from photographs; original etched frontispiece. (4to) original linen-backed gray boards. No. 28 of 600 copies. First Edition.



Original signed etching of "Flying Pintail" as frontispiece, with tissue guard; 62 reproductions of etchings and drypoints. First Edition of the fourth and final volume in the catalogue raisonne issued by Paff between 1917 and 1929 (a supplementary volume was added in 1959). Frank Weston Benson (1862-1951) was already well established as one of America's leading artists when he took up etching in 1912, and his popular success in that medium was immediate and long-lasting. He specialized in game birds, with occasional portraits of duck hunters.

Condition
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Spine label a bit rubbed; a few spots on front cover; near-fine.

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