F86-57 | American Art

Painting - American

Thomas Hart Benton , American , American, 1889 - 1975
Persephone, 1938-1939

Tempera with oil glazes on canvas, mounted on panel
Unframed: 72 1/8 x 56 1/16 inches (183.2 x 142.4 cm) Framed: 87 x 71 x 5 inches (220.98 x 180.34 x 12.7 cm)

Purchase: acquired through the generosity of the Yellow Freight System Foundation, Mrs. Herbert O. Peet, Richard J. Stern, the Doris Jones Stein Foundation, the Jacob L. and Ella C. Loose Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Levin, and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Rich

Gallery Location: 220

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