Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)
Wreck of the Ol' 97, 1944, edition of 250, published by Associated American Artists (Fath, 63). Signed "Benton" in pencil l.r. and within the matrix, identified on a label from AAA affixed to the backing. Lithograph on paper, 10 1/4 x 15 in. (25.9 x 38.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Toning, mat burn, not examined out of frame.
Sheet size: 13 1/4 x 17 in. (33.6 x 43.2 cm). Toning, acid burn, subtle rippling along top edge. Print is hinged along top edge in two places to cardboard backing, and also lightly affixed in two places along bottom edge to window mat. In addition to the AAA label mentioned above, there is a label from Leger Galleries, Inc., White Plains, New York, on the frame backing paper.
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