Thomas Hart Benton (Missouri/Massachusetts/Kansas, 1889-1975) signed limited edition lithograph on paper titled "Plowing It Under," published by Associated American Artists, New York. Depression-era Dust Bowl scene depicting an African American farmer and a mule plowing a field beneath a cloudy sky. Signed "Benton" lower right in the plate and additionally pencil signed "Benton" lower left margin. Housed and matted under glass in a giltwood frame. Image – 8" H x 13 3/8" W. Sight – 8 5/8" H x 13 7/8" W. Framed – 15 1/8" H x 20 3/8" W. American, second quarter 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with overall toning to sheet, hinge mounted to backer board.
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