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Ben·ton(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).
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(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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|Noun||1.||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)|
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