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Thomas Hart Benton
"IN THE SURGING, BOILING, WHIRLING CURRENT OF THE FLOODING SANGAMON, THE CANOE WAS AT THE MERCY OF THE TOSSING BROWN WATER:" AN ILLUSTRATION FROM THREE RIVERS SOUTH: THE STORY OF YOUNG ABE LINCOLN 
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
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Thomas Hart Benton
"IN THE SURGING, BOILING, WHIRLING CURRENT OF THE FLOODING SANGAMON, THE CANOE WAS AT THE MERCY OF THE TOSSING BROWN WATER:" AN ILLUSTRATION FROM THREE RIVERS SOUTH: THE STORY OF YOUNG ABE LINCOLN 
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Thomas Hart Benton
1889 - 1975
"IN THE SURGING, BOILING, WHIRLING CURRENT OF THE FLOODING SANGAMON, THE CANOE WAS AT THE MERCY OF THE TOSSING BROWN WATER:" AN ILLUSTRATION FROM THREE RIVERS SOUTH: THE STORY OF YOUNG ABE LINCOLN 
signed Benton B. (lower right) and inscribed Three Rivers South/Chap 4-Page 23 beneath the mat
watercolor and ink on paper
10 1/2 by 7 inches (26.7 by 17.8 cm)
Executed circa 1953. 
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Thomas Hart Benton catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Thomas Hart Benton Catalogue Raisonné Foundation. Committee Members: Dr. Henry Adams, Jessie Benton, Anthony Benton Gude, Andrew Thompson and Michael Owen.

Provenance

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

Literature

Virginia S. Eifert, Three Rivers South: The Story of a Young Abe Lincoln, New York, 1953, illustrated p. 5

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