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Thomas Hart Benton

Martha's Vineyard (Beetlebung Corner)

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May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


60,000 - 80,000 USD

Lot Details


Thomas Hart Benton

1889 - 1975

Martha's Vineyard (Beetlebung Corner)

signed Benton and dated twice 20 (lower right)

oil on paper laid down on board

7¾ by 9⅞ in.

19.6 by 24.4 cm.

Executed in 1920. 

This work will be included in the forthcoming 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.

Welsh Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, early 1960s (acquired directly from the artist)
Private Collection
Sotheby's New York, 30 November 1989, lot 255 (consigned by the above)
Private Collection (acquired from the above)
Sotheby's New York, 20 May 2000, lot 177 
Acquired from the above by the present owner
This painting is a study for Martha's Vineyard, executed in 1925, in the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.