Lot 177
Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975), Running Horses
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Lithograph, 1952, pencil signed at lower right, edition of 75 (from an intended edition of 100), published by Associated American Artists, New York, with full margins, matted and framed. Fath 78.

Image size 12 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.; Frame dimensions 19 3/4 x 23 3/4 in.

From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Todd Piacenza, Sanford, North Carolina

This rare lithograph explores the race between nature and man, where horses gallop alongside a steam engine. Benton explored this theme in several paintings and his similar well-known lithograph titled The Race.

Vertical center crease; some mat burn and few margin spots; pinhole at each corner, likely from artist hanging; few soft sheet bends; hinging tape.

$5,000 - 10,000