Frank Weston Benson (American, 1862-1951)
Over Currituck Marshes, 1926, published state, edition of 150 (Paff, 259). Signed "FrankWBenson." in pencil l.l. Drypoint on laid paper with "ENGLAND" watermark, plate size 7 x 11 7/8 in. (17.5 x 30.0 cm), unmatted, unframed. Condition: Full margins two edges deckled, minor handling creases to margins, pencil annotations to margins.
Provenance: Descended within the family of the artist.
N.B. The Currituck Marshes fall between the mainland and the Outer Banks in North Carolina, and include the Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary, which is now owned and conserved by Audubon North Carolina, and is a favorite spot with local birders.
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