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Howard Besnia: Speared by the Spires of Boylston Street & Knight

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Howard Besnia: Speared by the Spires of Boylston Street & Knight
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Howard Besnia(American, 1921-2014): Two pieces: Speared by the Spires of Boylston Street & Knight: Relief etching on paper printed by the artist at Scarab Studios in Sterling, MA, marked 1/34, signed and dated '67, with identifying information verso, framed. Knight: Woodblock print printed by the artist at Scarab Studios in Sterling, MA, signed, marked 1/36, with information verso, framed. Howard Besnia was a prolific painter and printsman known for his eclectic oeuvre and his handmade books. Beginning as a cartographer for the United States Army in 1994, he soon became the staff artist for many USO clubs, producing caricatures and portraits of the troops After subsequent training at the Corcoran School of Art, Clark University and Yale University, Besnia went on to chair the art department at Fitchburg State University for decades.

Speared by the Spires of Boylston Street: 5 9/10 x 9" paper, 14 9/10 x 18 9/10" frame; Knight: 4 x 7 1/2" paper, 14 9/10 x 18 9/10" frame

Howard Besnia

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Aged condition. Standard aging of paper.

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Please refer to our Terms and Conditions prior to bidding. Color fidelity of photos presented is not guaranteed. Lack of a condition statement does not imply that a lot is perfect. Please examine photos, read descriptions, and contact the Gallery with any questions prior to bidding. All sales are final. Winning bidders will be sent invoices from our gallery. Credit cards are accepted for invoices under $1000. Higher amounts must be paid by e-check or wire transfer.
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Howard Besnia: Speared by the Spires of Boylston Street & Knight

Estimate $50 - $300
Jun 02, 2022
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0152: Howard Besnia: Speared by the Spires of Boylston Street & Knight

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Est. $50 - $300Starting Price $25
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Lot 0152 Details

Description
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Howard Besnia(American, 1921-2014): Two pieces: Speared by the Spires of Boylston Street & Knight: Relief etching on paper printed by the artist at Scarab Studios in Sterling, MA, marked 1/34, signed and dated '67, with identifying information verso, framed. Knight: Woodblock print printed by the artist at Scarab Studios in Sterling, MA, signed, marked 1/36, with information verso, framed. Howard Besnia was a prolific painter and printsman known for his eclectic oeuvre and his handmade books. Beginning as a cartographer for the United States Army in 1994, he soon became the staff artist for many USO clubs, producing caricatures and portraits of the troops After subsequent training at the Corcoran School of Art, Clark University and Yale University, Besnia went on to chair the art department at Fitchburg State University for decades.

Speared by the Spires of Boylston Street: 5 9/10 x 9" paper, 14 9/10 x 18 9/10" frame; Knight: 4 x 7 1/2" paper, 14 9/10 x 18 9/10" frame

Howard Besnia

Condition
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Aged condition. Standard aging of paper.<br><br>NOTE: If documentation is not listed, the lot is sold without documents.<br><br>Please refer to our Terms and Conditions prior to bidding. Color fidelity of photos presented is not guaranteed. Lack of a condition statement does not imply that a lot is perfect. Please examine photos, read descriptions, and contact the Gallery with any questions prior to bidding. All sales are final. Winning bidders will be sent invoices from our gallery. Credit cards are accepted for invoices under $1000. Higher amounts must be paid by e-check or wire transfer.

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