THOMAS HART BENTON
"Threshing Rice", ca. 1920
watercolor on paper, signed lower right "Benton"
12 x 19 1/8 inches (sight)
Provenance: Bernard Danenberg Galleries, Inc., New York, New York; Private Collection, Santa Monica, California; Mitchell Brown Fine Art, Paradise Valley, Arizona; James Reinish Associates, Inc., New York, New York; Private Collection, California.
Other Notes: A copy of a letter describing the authorship and date of this work dated November 18, 2010 from Dr. Henry Adams, recognized expert on Thomas Hart Benton and professor of Art History at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, accompanies the lot.
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tags: listed artist, regionalist / regionalism, works on paper, Louisiana
Condition: Canvas: Not Applicable
Condition: Very Good
Frame: Superior Quality Reproduction
slight waviness to paper
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