Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)
Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)

Negro Head

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)
Negro Head
signed 'Benton' (lower right)
watercolor on paper
20 1/8 x 16 1/8 in. (51.1 x 41 cm.)
Executed circa 1924.
The artist.
Thomas Hart Benton Testamentary Trust.
John H. Surovek Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida.
Private collection, New York, acquired from the above.
Heritage, New York, 7 May 2016, lot 68127, sold by the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
H. Adams, Thomas Hart Benton: Drawing from Life, New York, 1990, pp. 95-96, pl. 81, illustrated.
New York, Daniel Gallery, In Missoura, 1924.

Lot Essay

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, Andrew Thompson and Michael Owen.

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