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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951) Old Tom

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3735TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: September 21, 2021 12:00PM


Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)

Old Tom, 1926, published state, edition of 150 (Paff, 246). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Etching on laid paper, plate size 14 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (37.4 x 24.6 cm),framed.
Condition: Deckled left and lower edges, subtle soiling to margins.

N.B. According to Paff, the model for this work is Thomas Nickerson of Eastham, Massachusetts. He was also the model for the 1915 etching The Gunner.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

The sheet measures 17 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. Hinged at upper corners verso. Pencil annotations to verso. The frame measures 22 1/2 x 17 x 1 in.

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Thomas Nickerson, Frank Weston Benson, Tom, Paff, Eastham