Singed and dated, in plate, lower left: F W B 1923; signed, in graphite, lower left margin: Frank W. Benson; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: 217 Ducks at Play 100.00 [00 in superscript]; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 780AE
Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York; given to present collection, in 1954, in memory of her son, Everett De Witt Egginton (1900-1925), Class of 1921.
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