Nov 02, 2021 - Sale 2585

Sale 2585 - Lot 279

Price Realized: $ 11,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
Frankie and Johnnie.

Lithograph 1936. 420x565 mm; 16 1/2x22 1/4 inches, full margins. Edition of 100. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published by Associated American Artists, New York. A superb, richly-inked impression of this large, important print.

This is one of four lithographs Benton made after his murals for the Missouri State Capitol, Jefferson City, 1935. The murals adorn the walls of the House Lounge, a spacious room where legislators congregated to discuss issues prior to separate offices being built in the state house. Fath 11.