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Thomas Hart Benton, 1959, from the Louise Bruner papers, 1945-1976

Thomas Hart Benton, 1959

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Title: Thomas Hart Benton

Date: 1959

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

Description: Benton at work on a clay model in preparation for a mural. UPI photo.



A laboriously-made, three dimensional clay model lets Benton observe the proper perspective for the final work. He owns more than100 pipes, but sometimes finds them distracting while working, and chews tobacco instead.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Louise Bruner papers, 1945-1976

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Thomas Hart Benton, 1959 / unidentified photographer. Louise Bruner papers, 1945-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 3152