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 (bĕn′tən), Thomas Hart 1889-1975.
American artist noted for his stylized depictions of life in the Midwest and South in paintings and murals such as The History of Missouri (1936).


(Biography) Thomas Hart. 1889–1975, US painter of rural life; a leader of the American Regionalist painters in the 1930s


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1. Thomas Hart ( “Old Bullion” ), 1782–1858, U.S. political leader.
2. his grandnephew Thomas Hart, 1889–1975, U.S. painter and lithographer.
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Noun1.Benton - United States artist whose paintings portrayed life in the Midwest and South (1889-1975)
2.Benton - United States legislator who opposed the use of paper currency (1782-1858)Benton - United States legislator who opposed the use of paper currency (1782-1858)
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Benton, an actual United States Senator, proved an overwhelming disappointment -- for he was not twenty-five feet high, nor even anywhere in the neighborhood of it.
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