Frank Benson, American, 1862-1951, "Here They Come!". This is a fantastic original etching with drypoint by by American sporting artist Frank Benson. The image size is 13 3/4 x 11 5/8 inches, published in an edition of 150 in 1928, cat: Ordeman-278, pencil signed. Frank Benson was a very successful painter and a member of "The Ten" along with Childe Hassam and J. Alden Weir, before he began the sporting paintings and etchings for which he is most widely known. He was a founding member of the Boston Guild of Artists and a long time teacher at the Museum School in Boston. In 1912, at the age of 50, Benson began his etchings and drypoints, mainly of wild fowl which he depicted with expressive lines and rich toning that exquisitely captured the life and energy of the wild birds. His etchings were in high demand from the very start, and have remained favorites for collectors ever since. This etching features a very richly inked impression on watermarked laid type paper.