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Achelous and Hercules

1947 Thomas Hart Benton Born: Neosho, Missouri 1889 Died: Kansas City, Missouri 1975 tempera and oil on canvas mounted on plywood 62 7/8 x 264 1/8 in. (159.6 x 671.0 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Allied Stores Corporation, and museum purchase through the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program 1985.2 Smithsonian American Art Museum
2nd Floor, North Wing


Animal - cattle

Figure(s) in exterior

Landscape - river

Mythology - classical - Achelous

Mythology - classical - Hercules


paint - oil

paint - tempera

fabric - canvas

wood - plywood