Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975)
Prodigal Son
1939. Edition of 250. Pencil signed 'Benton' bottom right; also titled in the margin bottom right, lithograph on paper
Image size: 10 1/8 x 13 1/8 in. (25.7 x 33.3cm)
Sheet size: 12 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. (31.8 x 47cm)
Published by Associated American Artists, New York.
[Fath 29]
Private Collection, Virginia.
The present lithograph is a study for a painting Benton executed in 1940, now in the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, Texas. According to the artist, "the house was at the foot of Boston Hill in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard. It has long since hit the ground."

Estimate $1,500-2,500

Sold for $2,625 (buyer's premium included)