Cloudy Dawn (Alternative Title: Dusky Dawn)

Frank Weston Benson, American, 1862 - 1951



Etching on paper

Plate: 9 13/16 × 11 7/8 in. (25 × 30.2 cm)

Sheet: 12 13/16 × 16 in. (32.6 × 40.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower left margin: Frank W. Benson; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: Cloudy Dawn 60.00 [00 in superscript]; inscribed, in graphite, lower center: 796AE


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York, 1951; given to present collection, 1954.

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