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A Modern Eye: Works from a Private New York Collection

Thomas Hart Benton

Fire in the Barnyard

Auction Closed

November 15, 01:19 AM GMT


4,000,000 - 6,000,000 USD

Lot Details


A Modern Eye: Works from a Private New York Collection

Thomas Hart Benton

1889 - 1975

Fire in the Barnyard

signed Benton and dated '44 (lower left)

tempera and oil on Masonite

29 ½ by 45 ¾ in. 74.9 by 116.2 cm.

Executed in 1944.

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.




1889 - 1975年


款識:藝術家簽名 Benton 並紀年 '44(左下)


29 ½ x 45 ¾ 英寸;74.9 x 116.2 公分



The artist
Associated American Artists, New York
Robert and Carol Straus, Houston
ACA Galleries, New York
Acquired from the above in 1984 by the present owner
American Artists Group, Thomas Hart Benton, 1945, n.p., illustrated
Thomas Hart Benton, An American in Art: A Professional and Technical Autobiography, Kansas City, 1969, p. 122, illustrated
Matthew Baigell, Thomas Hart Benton, New York, 1973, pl. 159, illustrated
M The Civilized Man, How Rich is Rich, New York, 1988, p. 64
Henry Adams, Thomas Hart Benton: An American Original, New York, 1989, p. 5