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January 26, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Edge of Town

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3072BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 26, 2018 10:00AM


Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)

Edge of Town, 1938, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists (Fath, 22). Signed "Benton" in pencil l.r. and within the matrix. Lithograph on paper, image size 8 15/16 x 10 3/4 in. (22.5 x 27.2 cm),framed.
Condition: Unobtrusive toning, pale mat burn gentle rippling, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Sheet measures 11 7/8 x 16 in. and is deckled at top and bottom. Slight rippling to sheet. Minor toning and mat burn. Sheet taped to overmat with old masking tape. The glazing in glass, and the frame is coming apart at the corners.

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