American muralists


July Hay, 1943 // by Thomas Hart Benton by Miguel Catalan

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<br />Working Title/Artist: Thomas Hart Benton: July HayDepartment: Modern and Contemporary ArtCulture/Period/Location: HB/TOA Date Code: Working Date: 

photography by mma, Digital File: DT1319.tif retouched by film and media (kah) 10_27_14

Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 – January 19, 1975) was an American painter and muralist.

Stuart’s Raiders at the Swollen Ford
Jared French (American; 1905–1988)
Oil and tempera
Photograph by Carol M. Highsmith
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Washington, D.C.

Mural executed under the auspices of the Treasury Department’s Section of Painting and Sculpture (later called the Section of Fine Arts) for the Richmond Parcel Post Building (subsequently transferred to the Lewis F. Powell, Jr. U.S. Courthouse Annex, Richmond, Virginia).

Sketch for Atlas and the Hesperides
John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)
Oil and graphite on canvas
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts