Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Blackbirds and Bushes,

Drypoint on Asian wove paper

Published state

Print impression quality: Excellent with plate tone

Dimensions (Plate): 247 x 351 mm (9.7 x 13.8 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 328 x 430 mm (12.9 x 16.9 in.)

Signed in pencil, lower left: “Frank W. Benson”; signed in plate, lower left: “F.W.B. 1920”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “Blackbirds and Bushes”; inscribed in pencil in other hand, lower left: “S. pl. X”

Edition: 150; plate destroyed

Accession number: 1939.D1.5

Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1939

Bibliography: Adam E.M. Paff and Arthur William Heintzelman 170; Karen F. Beall, “American Prints in the Library of Congress” (1970) 19 as “published state”; M. Saleaman, "Modern Masters of Etching, Frank Benson", London, 1925, Plate X

Work Type: print

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