Thomas Hart Benton

American, 1889–1975

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Thomas Hart Benton

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American, 1889–1975

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Landscape, 1915
Sold on Nov 24, 2020
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Work on Paper
watercolor and graphite on paper
20.6 x 15.9 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 24, 2020
Bonhams
Description
signed 'Benton' (lower right) and signed again and dated (on the reverse) watercolor and graphite on paper 6 1/4 x 8 1/8in (15.9 x 20.6cm) Executed circa 1915-17.
Landscape, 1915
watercolor and graphite on paper
Nov 24, 2020
Bonhams
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20.6 x 15.9 cm
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Nov 24, 2020
Bonhams
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signed 'Benton' (lower right) and signed again and dated (on the reverse) watercolor and graphite on paper 6 1/4 x 8 1/8in (15.9 x 20.6cm) Executed circa 1915-17.
$68,750
Study for 'The History of Water', 1930
Sold on Oct 28, 2020
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tempera on gessoed board
36.2 x 45.1 cm
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$68,750
Auction Sale
Oct 28, 2020
Christie's
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signed 'Benton' (upper right)—signed again (lower right) tempera on gessoed board image, 17 ¾ x 14 ¼ in. (45.1 x 36.2 cm.); overall, 20 x 18 in. (50.8 x 45.7 cm. Painted circa 1930-31.
Study for 'The History of Water', 1930
tempera on gessoed board
Oct 28, 2020
Christie's
$68,750
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36.2 x 45.1 cm
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Oct 28, 2020
Christie's
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$68,750
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signed 'Benton' (upper right)—signed again (lower right) tempera on gessoed board image, 17 ¾ x 14 ¼ in. (45.1 x 36.2 cm.); overall, 20 x 18 in. (50.8 x 45.7 cm. Painted circa 1930-31.
$17,500
THE RACE (FATH 56), 1942
Sold on Oct 9, 2020
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Lithograph, on wove paper
33.6 x 22.5 cm
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$17,500
Auction Sale
Oct 9, 2020
Sotheby's
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Lithograph, 1942, signed in pencil, from the edition of 250, on wove paper, published by Associated American Artists, New York, framed image: 225 by 336 mm 8⅞ by 13¼ in sheet: 273 by 383 mm 10¾ by 15 in
THE RACE (FATH 56), 1942
Lithograph, on wove paper
Oct 9, 2020
Sotheby's
$17,500
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33.6 x 22.5 cm
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Oct 9, 2020
Sotheby's
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$17,500
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Lithograph, 1942, signed in pencil, from the edition of 250, on wove paper, published by Associated American Artists, New York, framed image: 225 by 336 mm 8⅞ by 13¼ in sheet: 273 by 383 mm 10¾ by 15 in
$8,750
RUNNING HORSES (F. 78), 1955
Sold on Oct 9, 2020
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Lithograph, on wove paper
41.9 x 31.8 cm
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$8,750
Auction Sale
Oct 9, 2020
Sotheby's
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Lithograph, 1955, signed in pencil and inscribed 'Happy Birthday to Sherley. July 15 - 1959 from Rita + Tom', from the edition of 75 (the intended edition was 100), on wove paper, framed image: 318 by 419 mm 12½ by 16½ in sheet: 389 by 448 mm 15¼ by 17⅝ in
RUNNING HORSES (F. 78), 1955
Lithograph, on wove paper
Oct 9, 2020
Sotheby's
$8,750
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41.9 x 31.8 cm
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Oct 9, 2020
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$8,750
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Lithograph, 1955, signed in pencil and inscribed 'Happy Birthday to Sherley. July 15 - 1959 from Rita + Tom', from the edition of 75 (the intended edition was 100), on wove paper, framed image: 318 by 419 mm 12½ by 16½ in sheet: 389 by 448 mm 15¼ by 17⅝ in
$1,912
Island Hay (F. 68), 1945
Sold on Sep 29, 2020
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Lithograph, on wove paper
32.1 x 25.2 cm
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$1,912
Auction Sale
Sep 29, 2020
Bonhams
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1945 Lithograph, on wove paper, signed in pencil, from the edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, New York, with full margins. sheet 9 15/16 x 12 5/8in (25.2 x 32.1cm)
Island Hay (F. 68), 1945
Lithograph, on wove paper
Sep 29, 2020
Bonhams
$1,912
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32.1 x 25.2 cm
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Sep 29, 2020
Bonhams
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$1,912
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1945 Lithograph, on wove paper, signed in pencil, from the edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, New York, with full margins. sheet 9 15/16 x 12 5/8in (25.2 x 32.1cm)
$1,657
A Drink of Water (F. 15), 1937
Sold on Sep 29, 2020
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Lithograph, on Rives paper
36.5 x 25.4 cm
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$1,657
Auction Sale
Sep 29, 2020
Bonhams
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1937 Lithograph, on Rives paper, signed in pencil, from the edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, New York, with full margins. 10 x 14 3/8in (25.4 x 36.5cm) sheet 12 x 16in (30.5 x 40.6cm)
A Drink of Water (F. 15), 1937
Lithograph, on Rives paper
Sep 29, 2020
Bonhams
$1,657
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36.5 x 25.4 cm
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Sep 29, 2020
Bonhams
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$1,657
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1937 Lithograph, on Rives paper, signed in pencil, from the edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, New York, with full margins. 10 x 14 3/8in (25.4 x 36.5cm) sheet 12 x 16in (30.5 x 40.6cm)
$68,750
STUDY FROM NATURE (STUDY FOR 'THE WHITE HORSE BY THE GATE'), 1955
Sold on Sep 21, 2020
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Work on Paper
tempera en grisaille on paper
55.2 x 36.8 cm
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$68,750
Auction Sale
Sep 21, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
Property from the Collection of Senator William Benton, Sold by the Estate of Helen Boley signed Benton and dated 55 (lower right) tempera en grisaille on paper 14 ½ by 21 ¾ inches (36.8 by 55.2 cm) This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Catalogue Raisonné Foundation. Committee Members: Dr. Henry Adams, Jessie Benton, Anthony Benton Gude, Andrew Thompson and Michael Owen.
STUDY FROM NATURE (STUDY FOR 'THE WHITE HORSE BY THE GATE'), 1955
tempera en grisaille on paper
Sep 21, 2020
Sotheby's
$68,750
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55.2 x 36.8 cm
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Sep 21, 2020
Sotheby's
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$68,750
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Property from the Collection of Senator William Benton, Sold by the Estate of Helen Boley signed Benton and dated 55 (lower right) tempera en grisaille on paper 14 ½ by 21 ¾ inches (36.8 by 55.2 cm) This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Catalogue Raisonné Foundation. Committee Members: Dr. Henry Adams, Jessie Benton, Anthony Benton Gude, Andrew Thompson and Michael Owen.
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Island Hay (F. 68), 1945
Sold on Aug 6, 2020
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Lithograph on wove paper
32.2 x 25.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Aug 6, 2020
Bonhams
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1945 Lithograph on wove paper, signed in pencil, from the edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, New York, with full margins. 10 x 12 5/8in (25.5x32.2cm) sheet 12 3/8 x 16 1/8in (31 x 41cm)
Island Hay (F. 68), 1945
Lithograph on wove paper
Aug 6, 2020
Bonhams
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32.2 x 25.5 cm
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Aug 6, 2020
Bonhams
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Price not available
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1945 Lithograph on wove paper, signed in pencil, from the edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists, New York, with full margins. 10 x 12 5/8in (25.5x32.2cm) sheet 12 3/8 x 16 1/8in (31 x 41cm)
$1,912
Photographing the Bull (F. 75), 1950
Sold on Jul 6, 2020
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Lithograph on wove paper
40.5 x 30.0 cm
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$1,912
Auction Sale
Jul 6, 2020
Bonhams
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Photographing the Bull (F. 75), 1950
Lithograph on wove paper
Jul 6, 2020
Bonhams
$1,912
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40.5 x 30.0 cm
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Jul 6, 2020
Bonhams
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$1,912
$1,040,000
NOON, 1939
Sold on Jun 26, 2020
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tempera and oil on board
71.1 x 55.9 cm
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$1,040,000
Auction Sale
Jun 26, 2020
Sotheby's
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NOON, 1939
tempera and oil on board
Jun 26, 2020
Sotheby's
$1,040,000
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71.1 x 55.9 cm
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Jun 26, 2020
Sotheby's
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$1,040,000
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