Lot 49
  • 49

Thomas Hart Benton

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold
13,750 USD
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Description

  • Thomas Hart Benton
  • Schoolhouse
  • signed Benton (lower right); inscribed School / North Carolina (verso)
  • ink and wash on paper

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.
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