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Frank Benson
1862-1951, American

The Sheldrake's Brood
1862-1951, American

A fine, richly inked original etching by Frank Benson, image size 4 3/8 x 5 7/8 inches, published in 1926 in an edition of 150, cat: Ordeman- 258, pencil signed. Frank Benson was a very successful painter and a member of "The Ten" along with Childe Hassam and J. Alden Weir, before he began the sporting paintings and etchings for which he is most widely known. He was a founding member of the Boston Guild of Artists and a long time teacher at the Museum School in Boston.


Turnstones
$1200.00
1862-1951, American

A superb, richly inked original etching with drypoint by American sporting artist Frank Benson. The image size is 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches, published in 1928 in an edition of 150 proofs on Whatman laid type paper, pencil signed. This image is # 283 in the Ordeman catalog. Frank Benson is widely considered the founder of the American sporting etching. In his catalog of Benson's prints, Ordeman quotes John Taylor Arms, who said of Benson, "[He] has achieved the distinction of founding a school- that of the modern sporting artist.


Over the Tree Tops
1862-1951, American

This rare 1915 Benson etching measures 5 x 7 7/8 inches. It is signed, numbered and titled on the lower margin. In the Ordeman catalogue it is #84. Printed on Normandy vellum, only 54 proofs were made of which fifty are signed and numbered. Benson was a very successful painter and a member of "The Ten" along with Childe Hassam and J. Alden Weir, before he began the sporting paintings and etchings for which he is most widely known. He was a founding member of the Boston Guild of Artists and a long time teacher at the Museum School in Boston.


Morning Flight
1862-1951, American

This expressive drypoint etching of ducks taking flight by Frank Benson was originally done in 1918 in an edition of 150. It is pencil signed on the lower margin. This image measures 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches with wide margins on a sheet size of 12 1/2 x 15 3/8 inches. Benson was a very successful painter and a member of "The Ten" along with Childe Hassam and J. Alden Weir, before he began his sporting paintings and etchings for which he is most widely known.


Yellowlegs at Dusk
1862-1951, American

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches, 1928, edition of 150, cat: Ordeman-279, pencil signed.


Sheldrake
1862-1951, American

Etching, image size 6 3/4 x 10 3/4 inches, 1917, edition of 150, cat: Ordeman- 126, pencil signed. This is a very richly inked impression on laid type paper.


Pintails Passing
$1400.00
1862-1951, American

Etching, drypoint, image size 15 x 9 7/8 inches, 1930, trial proof before the published state of 150, Ordeman #300, pencil signed l.l. "Frank W. Benson", printed on Whatman paper. "Guild of Boston Artist" label on back.


Black Ducks At Dusk
1862-1951, American

Etching, image size 4 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches, pub. 1924, Ordeman #239, edition of one hundred and fifty proofs, signed on l.l. "FrankWBenson." Printed on Whatman paper. In this quiet image a flock of ducks lands for the evening feeding.


Rainbow Cove
1862-1951, American

Etching, rare Trial Proof, image size 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, 1927, Ordeman 263, pencil signed.


Dawn
1862-1951, American

Etching, image size 6 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, 1924, edition of 271, Ordeman 232, pencil signed.
Presented to the Cleveland Print Club.


The Passing Flock
$1250.00
1862-1951, American

Etching, image size 11 3/4 x 13 3/4 in, 1927, signed in pencil, published state, edition of 150 (Paff 277), on laid paper with "ENGLAND" watermark


Red Heads No. 2
$1250.00
1862-1951, American

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches, published state, 1923, Ordeman 226

Painting

Young Girl with Lamb
1750-1814, European

Miniature watercolor on ivory, image size 3 3/8 x 2 3/8 inches, oval, c. 1790, signed, framed. Some minor imperfections.

Print

Fishermen on the Rocks
1879-1956, American

A richly inked original etching, image size 8 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches, c. 1930, pencil signed. Gifford Beal grew up in New York City and at the age of 13 began studying art with William Merritt Chase before attending Princeton University and then the Art Students League of New York. Later in life he taught at the Art Students League and was elected the president of the organization.

Drawing

Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".