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Thomas Hart Benton

Thomas Hart Benton

Benton, Thomas Hart

Item Information

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

Description: Shows Benton at work in preparation for a mural. UPI photo.

Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): Meticulously, Benton fills in every detail in the preliminary paintings for the mural, which will depict the early days of the U.S. west. Independence, site of the Truman library, was a celebrated jumping-off place for pioneer wagon trains.

Creator: Benton, Thomas Hart

Forms part of: Louise Bruner papers, 1945-1976

Digital ID: 3154