Benton, William, 1900-1973
type Collector
dates 1900-1973
city Southport
other citiesMinneapolis, MN; Faribault, MN; Cambridge, MA; Chicago, IL; New York, NY;
gender M
history Benton collected American paintings from the first half of the twentieth century.

Works by his Yale friend Reginald Marsh, whom Benton largely supported during the Depression, formed the richest part of his collection, but he also boasted numerous works by Ivan Albright, Jack Levine, Bellows Hassam, and Kuniyoshi.

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