Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975) Spring Tryout, 1943, edition of 250, circulated by Associated American Artists (Fath, 61). Signed "Benton" in pencil l.r., with AAA label on the reverse. Lithograph on paper, image size 9 3/8 x 13 1/2 in. (23.7 x 34.2 cm), framed. Condition: Toning, margins approximately 1 inch. N.B. According to the artist, this image "...represents an incident of my boyhood when another boy and myself took an old horse out one early spring day for a bareback ride. He got frisky and I slid off his tail." (Fath, page 142).