The Old Print Shop

Portrait of Augustus Hemenway.

  • ARTIST: Frank Benson

  • MEDIUM: Etching,

    DATE: 1919

  • EDITION SIZE: Edition 16 + 15 proofs. Image size 8 15/16 x 6 7/8" (227 x 175 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: First state of two. Ten proof impressions of the first state + the edition signed and numbered of 16. Second state five proof impressions.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Signed in pencil, inscribed "1st." This is a proof impression of the first state aside from the numbered edition.

  • CONDITION: Good condition, ink marks in margins from printing, some from finger prints, others from the plate.

  • REFERENCE: Paff #157.