West Texas

Thomas Hart Benton, American, 1889 - 1975

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1952

Lithograph on wove paper

300

Image: 10 7/8 × 13 13/16 in. (27.6 × 35.1 cm)

Sheet: 16 5/16 × 19 1/16 in. (41.4 × 48.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.953.16

Publisher

Southern Methodist University Press, Dallas

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in graphite, lower right margin: Thomas H. Benton; signed, dated, and inscribed, in stone, lower left: SMU / Benton 52; embossed, lower left corner: SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY *DALLAS* (letters form a circle) (inside circle:) - / S.M.U. / PRESS / -

Course History

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

Exhibition History

The Landscape: Prints and Drawings from the Permanent Collection, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 12-August 9, 1981.

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.

A Self Portrait of America, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 18-September 16, 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. 9.

Provenance

Southern Methodist University Press, Dallas, Texas; sold to present collection, 1953.

Catalogue Raisonne

C. Fath, The Lithographs of Thomas Hart Benton, Austin, 1979, no. 77.

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