Frank Benson

1862-1951
American

A rare working proof by American sporting artist Frank Benson, this etching measures 9 7/8 x 7 7/8 inches, published in 1922, cat: Ordeman-165, proof C-2, pencil signed below the image, titled "Black Ducks No 2" and inscribed "C-2" in the lower margin. 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.

$725.00

A great sporting etching by American artist and member of 'The Ten', Frank W Benson. Image size 13 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches, 1928, edition of 150, cat: Ordeman-278, printed on Whatman paper, pencil signed. Frank Benson was a founding member of the Boston Guild of Artists and a long time teacher at the Museum School in Boston. In 1912, at the age of 50, Benson began his etchings and drypoints, mainly of wild fowl which he depicted with expressive lines and rich toning that exquisitely captured the life and energy of the wild birds. His etchings were in high demand from the very start, and have remained favorites for collectors ever since.

$1200.00

A great sporting etching by Frank Benson, this image measures 14 x 10 7/8 inches, 1922, cat: Ordeman-213, pencil signed. A very rich impression on a medium weight laid type paper. 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. In 1912, at the age of 50, Benson began his etchings and drypoints, mainly of wild fowl which he depicted with expressive lines and rich toning that exquisitely captured the life and energy of the wild birds. His etchings were in high demand from the very start, and have remained favorites for collectors ever since.

$1200.00

This expressive drypoint etching of ducks taking flight by Frank Benson was published 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. In 1912, at the age of 50, Benson began his etchings and drypoints, mainly of wild fowl which he depicted with expressive lines and rich toning that exquisitely captured the life and energy of the wild birds. His etchings were in high demand from the very start, and have remained favorites for collectors ever since. He was a founding member of the Boston Guild of Artists and a long time teacher at the Museum School in Boston.

$875.00

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

$1250.00

This is a very rare trial proof drypoint etching by American Sporting etcher, Frank Benson.  The title is Yellowlegs No 2.  It was created and printed in 1919.  This is one of two trial proof impressions, created before the publication of the edition of 150.  The image measures 7 7/8X9 7/8 inches.  Hand signed in pencil in the lower border.This etching was originally sold through M. Knoedler and Co in New York..  This image appears in the Ordeman catalog as image number 162.

$750.00

This is an original drypoint etching by American artist Frank Benson.  The title is: The Bridge, it measures 13 1/2X10 5/8 inches.  Hand signed in pencil lower right.  This drypoint was created and printed in 1923, printed on a Whatman watermarked laid type paper.  This etching was printed in an edition of 150 proofs.  It appears in the Ordeman catalog as image number 227.  A fine rich impression with plate tone used in the printing of this impression.

$2650.00

This is a fine drypoint etching by American artist Frank Benson.  The title is: Sheldrake's Brood.  It was created and printed in 1926 in an edition of 150, printed on a whatman watermarked paper.  The image measures 4 3/8X5 7/8 inches.  Hand signed in pencil lower border.

$675.00

This is a fine original etching by American impressionist artist Frank Benson.  The title is Elisabeth, a portrait of the artist's oldest daughter.  This image was created and printed in 1918 in an edition of 150 signed impressions.  The image measures 10X8 inches.  A fine impression with plate tone, there is some old glue residue on the back of the sheet where it was held down to a backing board.  Not into the image area.  Clearly signed in pencil.  A scarce image,  This image appears in the Ordeman catalog as image number 150.  This etching is housed in a period Foster Brothers,Boston,  Gilt Frame.

$1450.00

This is an original etching by American artist Frank Benson.  The title is Yellowlegs at Dusk.  This image was created and printed in 1928 in an edition of 150.  The image measures 7 7/8X11 3/4 inches.  Printed on Whatman paper.  This image appears in the Ordemann catalog as image number 279, hand signed in pencil.  The condition of this etching is very good but does have four spots of old tape residue, well away from the image area.  Matted not framed.

$475.00