Harbor Scene

Thomas Hart Benton, Harbor Scene

Harbor Scene, Norfolk1918, watercolor 10 x 14.5 inches Signed lower left “Benton” Essay by Henry Adams Author of Thomas Hart Benton: An American Original In 1918, to avoid being drafted in the infantry, Benton used family influence to get a position in the Navy, safely off the battlefield. In September 1918, after being trained to … Continue reading

Benton in the News: August 26 – September 9

Benton in the News is a biweekly feature highlighting exhibitions, sales, and recent news clips about the artist.  To submit news items, email gallery@kiechelart.com. National: Paintings from Jack Warner’s collection will be on view at the University of Pennsylvania.  The Warner collection focuses on American art, particularly George Washington imagery, the Hudson River movement, Winslow … Continue reading