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February 1, 2013 12:00 PMCalender

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Sorghum Mill

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2635BLocation: BostonDate / Time: February 01, 2013 12:00PM


Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)

Sorghum Mill, 1969, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists (Fath, 81). Signed "Benton" in pencil l.r. and within the matrix. Lithograph on paper, 9 5/8 x 13 3/4 in. (24.3 x 35.0 cm),framed.
Condition: Rippling, not examined out of frame.

N.B. The work is accompanied by a letter from the artist to a Dr. Barlow, November 10, 1971.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Out of the frame the sheet measures 12 3/4 x 18 inches and has all deckled edges. There is pale mat burn near the edges of the sheet and the image is gently light struck. There is masking tape along the upper edge, verso, and pencil annotations to both the lower margin and verso.

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Thomas Hart Benton, Sorghum Mill