Lot 128
  • 128

Frank Weston Benson

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 USD
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Description

  • Frank Weston Benson
  • Bald Eagles Seated Against the Sky
  • signed F.W. Benson and dated '30¬†(lower left)
  • watercolor and pencil¬†on paper
  • 29 3/4 by 21 7/8 inches
  • (75.6 by 55.6 cm)

Provenance

The Childs Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
Private Collection, circa 1970
By descent to the present owner

Condition

This work is in very good condition. The colors are fresh. The sheet is hinged to the mat at the upper corners, and there is some staining at the edges from a previous matting. There is a convex bow to the sheet.
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