4 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 182,500
Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000
Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)
T.P. Three Years Old
signed 'Benton.' (lower right)--signed again and inscribed 'To T.P. 3 yrs old/from/Dad.' (on the reverse)
oil and tempera on canvas laid down on board
25 x 20 in. (63.5 x 50.8 cm.)
Painted in 1929.
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Thomas Hart Benton catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Thomas Hart Benton Catalogue Raisonné Foundation. Committee Members: Dr. Henry Adams, Jessie Benton, Anthony Benton Gude and Michael Owen.
Thomas P. Benton, son of the artist.
Private collection, New Jersey.
Private collection, Mobile, Alabama, 1999.
M. Baigell, Thomas Hart Benton, New York, 1973, p. 94, no. 56, illustrated.
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