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    Photo: Dan Wayne.

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    © T.H. Benton/R.P. Benton Testamentary Trusts/UMB Bank Trustee/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.
    Photo: Dan Wayne.

    For information on obtaining copyright permissions for reproducing this work of art, contact VAGA: www.vagarights.com 
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Studies for Persephone

Studies for Persephone,
ca. 1938–39

Thomas Hart Benton
graphite on paper
18 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches
Collection of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Bebe and Crosby Kemper Collection
Gift of the William T. Kemper Charitable Trust, UMB Bank, n.a., Trustee, 1995.5

About The Artist

Thomas Hart Benton
Born 1889 in Neosho, Missouri
Died 1975 in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts