Thomas Hart Benton

Benton's Early Years

Clip | 3m 13s  | Video has closed captioning.

Thomas Hart Benton was born in Neosho, Missouri, into family of politicians. His mother encouraged his art, but his father was determined that Thomas become a lawyer or politician. He eventually studied art in Paris, France.

Aired: 05/02/17

Rating: NR


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