Indiana University Art Museum Pictures America: Cultural Panel #4

Explore the image Cultural Panel #4 created by Thomas Hart Benton in 1933

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Questions to Consider [show/hide]

Title: Cultural Panel #4
Artist: Thomas Hart Benton
Date: 1933

  1. Can you identify a figure in the panel? What do you know about this person?
  2. What are people doing in this painting?
  3. How does Benton show that Abraham Lincoln is important?
  4. Why does Benton depict Lincoln as a young man?
  5. How does Benton identify the man in the background as a preacher?

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