Benton, Thomas Hart

Signed 1970 color self-portrait postcard reproduction of the Regionalist painter-muralist

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(1889-1975) American painter and muralist at forefront of Regionalist art movement with Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry. His fluid, almost sculpted paintings showed everyday scenes of American life. Though his work is strongly associated with the Midwest, he painted scores of works of New York City, where he lived for more than 20 years; Marthaís Vineyard, where he summered for much of his adult life; the American South; and the American West. Works include "America Today" (1930-31), "Indiana Murals" (1933), "Social History of Missouri" (1936), "Persephone" (1938-39). Benton taught at the Art Students League of New York 1926-35 and at the Kansas City Art Institute 1935-41. His most famous student, Jackson Pollock, founded the Abstract Expressionist movement; Benton's students also included Reginald Marsh. SP, 6 x 4 color postcard reproduction of Bentonís 1970 self-portrait signed at bottom under image at caption.

Condition: Very good
Type:Signed Portrait






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