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Thomas Hart Benton: Portrait of a Man

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Thomas Hart Benton: Portrait of a Man

Lot 0362 Details

Description
Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) attributed: Portrait of a Man. charcoal on paper, signed and dated '37 bottom right, unframed. Thomas Hart Benton is one of the preeminent pre-war regionalist painters known for depicting the culture and inhabitants of the Midwest, particularly his home state of Missouri. Predominantly known for his murals, he was able to make a name for himself by rejecting the art world and creating art that explicitly protested the Ku Klux Klan and fascism, among other things. Between 1926 and 1941, Benton held teaching positions at the Art Students League in New York, where he taught young artists like Jackson Pollock and Glen Rounds, and the Kansas City Art Institute.
8 3/4 x 11"
Private Collection, Hungary
Condition
good aged condition.
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Thomas Hart Benton: Portrait of a Man

Estimate $1,000 - $5,000
Jul 27, 2019
Starting Price $1,000
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0362: Thomas Hart Benton: Portrait of a Man

Sold for $1,300
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Est. $1,000 - $5,000Starting Price $1,000
Mid-Summer Art Discovery Timed Auction
Sat, Jul 27, 2019 09:00 AM
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Lot 0362 Details

Description
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Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) attributed: Portrait of a Man. charcoal on paper, signed and dated '37 bottom right, unframed. Thomas Hart Benton is one of the preeminent pre-war regionalist painters known for depicting the culture and inhabitants of the Midwest, particularly his home state of Missouri. Predominantly known for his murals, he was able to make a name for himself by rejecting the art world and creating art that explicitly protested the Ku Klux Klan and fascism, among other things. Between 1926 and 1941, Benton held teaching positions at the Art Students League in New York, where he taught young artists like Jackson Pollock and Glen Rounds, and the Kansas City Art Institute.
8 3/4 x 11"
Private Collection, Hungary
Condition
...
good aged condition.
NOTE: If documentation is not listed, the lot is sold without documents.

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.

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