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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.
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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