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Thomas Hart Benton

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Subject:
Benton, Thomas Hart
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1959
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Summary:
Shows Benton at work in preparation for a mural. UPI photo.

Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): Meticulously, Benton fills in every detail in the preliminary paintings for the mural, which will depict the early days of the U.S. west. Independence, site of the Truman library, was a celebrated jumping-off place for pioneer wagon trains.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Artists at or with their work
Drawing
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3154
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Louise Bruner papers, 1945-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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