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A Drink of Water
  • Thomas Hart Benton, artist
    1889–1975
    born: Neosho, Missouri, United States ; died: Kansas City, Missouri, United States ; active: United States
    Associated American Artists, publisher
    active 1934–2000
  • A Drink of Water, 1937
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lithograph
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 255 x 367 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 1/16 x 14 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 305 x 404 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 x 15 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Gift of Hal M. Davison, Class of 1949
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0222
Description
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Catalogue raisonné

Farmer draws water from a well as two mules stand nearby hitched to a plow. There is a small cabin and tree in background.