March 30, 2014 14:00 EDT

The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art

 
  Lot 49
 

49

Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)
Marshes of Long Point

Signed and dated 'F.W. Benson 19**' bottom left; also inscribed in pencil on stretcher 'Mr. Benson' verso, with Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts '121st Annual Exhibition 1926' label affixed verso, oil on canvas
With frame incised 1924 THULIN 1387.

36 x 44 in. (91.4 x 111.8cm)

Provenance

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Acquired from the above, March 15, 1926.
The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art.

Sold for $662,500
Estimated at $200,000 - $300,000


 

Signed and dated 'F.W. Benson 19**' bottom left; also inscribed in pencil on stretcher 'Mr. Benson' verso, with Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts '121st Annual Exhibition 1926' label affixed verso, oil on canvas
With frame incised 1924 THULIN 1387.

36 x 44 in. (91.4 x 111.8cm)

Provenance

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Acquired from the above, March 15, 1926.
The George D. Horst Collection of Fine Art.

Exhibited

"One Hundred and Twenty First Annual Exhibition." Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 31 - March 21, 1926, no. 37.

Note

An exhibition catalogue from the "One Hundred and Twenty First Annual Exhibition" at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will accompany this lot.

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