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Drawing, Coming to Work

This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Hart Benton. It is dated ca. 1935 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by William J. Donald. It is credited Gift of William J. Donald.

Its dimensions are

23.1 × 29.9 cm (9 1/8 × 11 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: Benton

Cite this object as

Drawing, Coming to Work; Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975); USA; pen and ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on paper; 23.1 × 29.9 cm (9 1/8 × 11 3/4 in.); Gift of William J. Donald; 1953-102-6

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