Morning Train (Soldier's Farewell)

Thomas Hart Benton, American, 1889 - 1975



Lithograph on paper


Image: 9 3/8 × 13 1/2 in. (23.8 × 34.3 cm)

Sheet: 11 1/2 × 15 7/8 in. (29.2 × 40.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund



Associated American Artists, New York


Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, on stone, lower right: Benton; signed, lower right margin: Benton; reverse, stamped, in blue ink, lower right: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE / DEPT. OF ART AND / ARCHAEOLOGY

Course History

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

Hail, Holy Land: the Idea of America, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center of Arts, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 27-September 7, 1980.

Looking for America: Prints of Rural Life from the 1930's and 1940's, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 3, 1994-March 5, 1995.

On the Road, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 11-February 8, 1984.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, Looking for America: Prints of Rural Life from the 1930s and 1940s, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1994, no. 8.


Associated American Artists, New York; sold to present collection, 1943.

Catalogue Raisonne

C. Fath, The Lithographs of Thomas Hart Benton, Austin, 1979, no. 58.

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