• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2225

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    2 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 79

    Frank Weston Benson (1862-1951)

    Down the Rapids

    Price Realised  

    Frank Weston Benson (1862-1951)
    Down the Rapids
    signed and dated indistinctly 'F.W. Benson/'**' (lower left)
    watercolor and pencil on paper
    16½ x 20 in. (41.9 x 50.8 cm.)
    Executed circa 1920s.


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    Provenance

    M. Knoedler & Co., New York.
    Private collection, New York, acquired from the above, circa 1930s.
    By descent to the present owner.