7 March 2008
Property from the Estate of Richard Ward Foster
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.)
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.
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