CONT AMER ETCHING original Frank Weston Benson 1930AADA

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 22, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

60 artists chosen by their peers,
when etching was new in America

CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN ETCHING
with an original (unsigned) etching by
FRANK WESTON BENSON

As frontispiece
“STARTLED DUCKS”

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY
RALPH FLINT

AMERICAN ART DEALERS ASSOCIATION
NEW YORK
1930

DESCRIPTION OF BOOK:
Hardcover, with dust jacket. Quarter cloth over paper-covered boards. Top edge gilt. Original etching as frontispiece, tissue intact, drop in card identifying print. Introduction, list of illustrations, Explanatory Note on how the voting was conducted. 60 artists represented including Arms, Benson, Chamberlain, Evy, Hassam, Heintzelman, Hopper, Kappel, Kinney, Levy, Miller, Reynard, Roth, Sloan, Tittle.

This book measures 8 3/4“ wide x 11 1/4“ high
There are xx pages of text. 100 prints illustrated.
This book weighs 3 ½ pounds unpacked

CONDITION OF BOOK:
This book is in very good condition. The dust jacket has some bumped corners and edges, but has done a good job protecting the book. The cover is clean and bright. The only mark inside is a stock number on the inside back page. There is very slight mottling visible on the page block when the book is closed. The frontispiece tissue is still in place, but it is detached at the bottom edge to about halfway
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