THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
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THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)

Burt Lancaster as "The Kentuckian"

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THOMAS HART BENTON (1889-1975)
Burt Lancaster as "The Kentuckian"
signed and dated 'Benton '54' (lower right)
oil on gessoed canvas laid down on masonite
13 1⁄4 x 12 3⁄4 in. (33.7 x 32.4 cm.)
Painted in 1954.
Provenance
The artist.
Burt Lancaster, Los Angeles, California, acquired directly from the above.
Estate of the above.
Sotheby’s, New York, 25 May 1995, lot 120, sold by the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Literature
Peabody Essex Museum, American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood, exhibition catalogue, Salem, Massachusetts, 2017, p. 39, illustrated.
Exhibited
Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, n.d.
Post Lot Text
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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