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Thomas Hart Benton
SCHOOLHOUSE
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 USD
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49
Thomas Hart Benton
SCHOOLHOUSE
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

American Art

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Thomas Hart Benton
1889 - 1975
SCHOOLHOUSE
signed Benton (lower right); inscribed School / North Carolina (verso)
ink and wash on paper
11 3/4 by 8 3/4 inches
(29.8 by 22.2 cm)
Executed in 1926.
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We thank Henry Adams for his help with the researching of this lot.

Provenance

Kiechel Fine Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2014

Literature

"America's Yesterday," Travel, vol. 63, July 1934, pp. 6-11, 45-56 (possibly)
Ella Enslow and Alvin F. Harlow, Schoolhouse in the Foothills, New York, 1935
Henry Adams, Thomas Hart Benton: Drawing from Life, New York, 1990, pl. 150, pp. 109, 155

Catalogue Note

Benton made this drawing in 1926 while taking a walking trip through the Ozarks of Northwest Arkansas and Southwest Missouri.

American Art

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