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Frank Weston Benson Etching "Soaring Fishhawk"

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Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)
Soaring Fishhawk, early 20th century
Etching on paper
Signed to the lower left
Includes a label with titled to the verso

Born in Massachusetts, Frank Weston Benson is among the original Ten American Painters – a group of American artists formed in 1898, which included Joseph DeCamp, Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Childe Hassam, Willard Leroy Metcalf, Robert Reid, Edward Simmons, Edmund C. Tarbell, J. Alden Weir, and John Henry Twachtman (later replaced by William Merritt Chase after his death). He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and the Académie Julian with artists Joseph Lindon Smith, Gustave-Rodolphe Boulanger and Jules-Joseph Lefebvre. His work has been collected by numerous prestigious institutions including the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Corcoran Gallery of Art; and the Library of Congress, among many others.


- paper and mat are toned; scratches, dents, and chipping to frame; some tears to paper on the verso.


15.25" W x 13.5" H x 0.5" D

- frame measures; plate measures approximately 8" W x 6" H.

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