Frankie and Johnny

Thomas Hart Benton, American, 1889 - 1975



Lithograph on wove paper

Edition of 100

Image: 16 7/16 × 22 1/8 in. (41.8 × 56.2 cm)

Sheet: 19 3/8 × 23 11/16 in. (49.2 × 60.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert McGrath



Associated American Artists, New York


Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower right margin: Benton; signed, in stone, lower right: Benton.

Course History

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

Exhibition History

Alcohol in Art, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 22-March 28, 1982, in conjunction with the conference "Alcohol at Dartmouth".

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.

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. 3.

Catalogue Raisonne

C. Fath, The Lithographs of Thomas Hart Benton, Austin, 1979, no.11.

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