Sale 19PT03 | Lot 1058

Thomas Hart Benton

Catalogue: Impressionist & Modern Art
Thomas Hart Benton

Lot Details

Lot 1058
Thomas Hart Benton
American, 1889-1975
Portrait of Thomas Craven, circa 1912
Oil on canvas
23 5/8 x 17 5/8 inches (60 x 44.8 cm)

Provenance:
Thomas Craven
By descent to Richard Craven, his son
By descent to Carol B. Craven, his wife

Literature:
Henry Adams, Thomas Hart Benton: An American Original, New York, NY, Knopf, 1989, p.66, illus.

This work will be included in the forthcoming Thomas Hart Benton catalogue raisonne being prepared by the Thomas Hart Benton Catalogue Raisonne Foundation

Thomas Craven was a noted art critic who promoted the American Regionalist. He was a champion of Benton's work and the two were close friends. Among his most well known publications are Modern Art: The Men, The Movements, The Meaning, A Treasury of Art Masterpieces: From the Renaissance to the Present Day, and Thomas Hart Benton: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Works of Thomas Hart Benton with an Examination of the Artist and His Works.


Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000
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