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    THOMAS HART BENTON (American 1899-1975)
    Mural Studies (Double sided) - Indian Arts/ Arts of the South from The Arts of Life in America, 1931
    Oil on copper
    21.25in. x 16.5in.
    Signed lower left
    Provenance: Acquired from the artist's estate
    This lot is accompanied by a letter of opinion from Henry Adams of the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art discussing the piece and its relationship to the Whitney Mural, The Arts of Life in America

    Gavin Spainerman: Attribution is okay.


    More information about THOMAS HART BENTON, also known as Benton, Thomas Hart, Thomas Hart Benton.

    Condition Report*: panel is slightly dented and wrinkled, one minor area of inpaint on back of Indian figure, overall good condition
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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