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Pintails Passing.

  • ARTIST: Frank Benson

  • MEDIUM: Drypoint,

    DATE: 1930

  • EDITION SIZE: Edition 150, printing 8. Image size 158 x 9" (382 x 250 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Sixth state of eight. Eight impressions known of the sixth state.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Signed in pencil, inscribed "F-5."

  • CONDITION: Fair condition, creasing in outer edges of top margin, printing smudges in margins and some dust marks. In etching when dust or other bodies fall on the plate after it is inked, they print white,. There are three behind the tail of the highest bird. This is not unusual for proof impressions.

  • REFERENCE: Paff #300.