Thomas Hart Benton. Matthew Baigell.

Thomas Hart Benton

New York: Abrams, 1973. Benton, Thomas Hart. First edition. leather_bound. 279 pages. 30 x 35 cm. Large, landscape 4to, Limited edition, copy 272 of 350 signed by Thomas Hart Benton. The artist celebrates the American experience; his father, a Tennessean served in the Confederate Army before removing to Missouri, where Benton recalls politics formed the core of his family life -- the elder Benton was a member of the US House of Representatives, 1897-1905. 229 illustrations, including 101 plates in color. Bibliography. Index. Prominently featured in this book are Benton's murals many of which are gate-folds. FREITAG 607. Very bright, clean and fresh copy, marbled endpapers, a few minor front cover scratches. Orig. full beige leather. Front cover image of Benson embossed in gilt. Near fine. Item #18710

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