Thomas Hart Benton. “Aaron”.
New York: Associated American Artist, 1941 12 7/8 x 9 ½. Lithograph on Rives watermarked paper. Signed in plate lower left and in pencil lower right. Ed: 250. Very good condition. Fath 42.
A dramatic portrait by Thomas Hart Benton (1889 –1975), one of the most well known American artists of the early 20th century. A painter, printer and muralist, he along with Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry, was at the forefront of the Regionalist art movement. The movement was started in direct opposition to Modernism and celebrated uniquely American landscape and life in a representational style.