Thomas Hart Benton 1889-1975

Famous Missourian By:Clara Gust

Thomas Hart Benton's Early life

Thomas loved to draw when he was a boy.When his mom wanted him to draw his dad didn't.After his dad lost a fight (his dad was a lawyer)and they moved back to Missouri Benton went to France to studdy art.

Later life of Thomas Benton

Work for Thomas Benton

When Tom grew up he got married to Rita they had two kids Thomas and Jessie.His job was painting , he would go out and paint what interested him. But he made people look larger than life so they could over come their troubles.