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    Sale 1972

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    7 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 62

    Frank Weston Benson (1862-1951)

    Portrait of Katherine Cavenaugh

    Price Realised  

    Frank Weston Benson (1862-1951)
    Portrait of Katherine Cavenaugh
    signed and dated 'FW. Benson 1897' (upper right)
    oil on canvas
    30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The sitter.
    Katherine Cavenaugh, great-granddaughter of the above, by descent.
    Sotheby's, New York, 4 December 1986, lot 164.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Richard Ward Foster