Frank Benson etchings for sale

American, 1862-1951

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After Sunset -  BENSON

After Sunset
Etching, 1917, Paff 113, edition 152. 6 x 7 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. A fine impression with full margins. Very good condition apart from the faintest trace of mat discoloration along the edge of a early mat opening. Ex-collection: "E.C.C." (Not in Lugt).
$1,000

Cloudy Dawn -  BENSON

Cloudy Dawn
Etching, 1922, Paff 215, edition 150. 9 3/4 x 11 7/8 in. Signed in pencil lower left. This is a fine impression printed with plate tone. The margins are wide and probably full. The condition is good apart from a skillfully repaired tear in the upper left corner margin just outside the image.
$900

Ducks in the Rain -  BENSON

Ducks in the Rain
Etching, 1918, Paff 147, edition 100. 7 7/8 x 6 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on off-white laid paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (There's just a small repaired tear in the lower margin, well away from the image.) This lovely work shows Benson's great ability to create atmospheric effects with simple lines and careful inking of the plate.
$850

Rain Squall -  BENSON

Rain Squall
Etching, 1931, Paff 317, edition 150. 6 7/8 x 8 3/4 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression printed in black ink on white laid paper. The paper bears the watermark ENGLAND. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. Additional works by Benson are currently available.
SOLD

Silhouette -  BENSON

Silhouette
Etching, 1917, Paff 119 (ii/II), edition 45 in two states. 3 x 4 in. Signed in pencil. A superb impression in fine condition. The margins appear to be full and untrimmed. This is an unnumbered artist's proof of the second state. (First state impressions were numbered 1-8; second state impressions 9-45.)
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The Long Journey -  BENSON

The Long Journey
Etching, 1926, Paff 254, edition 150. 9 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. Signed in pencil, lower left. Here we have a fine impression printed with nicely inked plate tone. The paper is a fine off-white laid with full margins. The condition is excellent. This is a perfectly fine example of Benson's sporting art.
$1,500

Two Canoes -  BENSON

Two Canoes
Etching, 1927, Paff 266, edition 150. 5 7/8 x 7 3/4 in. Signed in pencil, lower left. This is a fine impression printed on light cream laid paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. Benson did a few other canoe related prints including, "Running the Rapids," (P269), "Riverman," (P195) and "Canoeman" (P161).
$2,600


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