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Lot 1027Frank Weston Benson
American, 1862-1951
In the Deep Woods, circa 1919
Signed and indistinctly dated F. W. Benson (lr); inscribed by the artist and Edmund Tarbell on the original backing Benny - We like this watercolor/it's not as commercial as your other watercolor efforts of birds & the like. Ned Tarbell and Neddy, a gift for you/a noncommercial friend. (But my birds are wonderful/like my ducks, Neddy. Affectionately, Benny
Watercolor and gouache on paper laid down on board
21 x 14 3/4 inches (53.3 x 37.5 cm)

Provenance:
The artist
Edmund Tarbell, gift from the artist
Pierce Collection
Berry-Hill Galleries, New York

Exhibited:
Philadelphia, PA, Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition,1926
Kennesaw, GA, Kennesaw College, 1974
Jacksonville, FL, The Cummer Gallery of Art, American Paintings from the Bentley-Sellars Collection, Mar. 12-Apr. 27, 1975, no 60, illus. p. 68 of the exhibition catalog
New York, Berry Hill Galleries, Inc., Frank W. Benson: A Retrospective, May 17-Jun. 24, 1989, no. 58


C Property from the Collection of Dr. Abraham & Carolyn Schlossman

Sold for $20,000
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Sandwich mounted to the mat, unable to remove. Otherwise, appears to be in relatively good condition.


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