DAC Collection Object Information
Blackbirds and Bushes,
Drypoint on Asian wove paper
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 10.
Work Type: print
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