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Thomas Benton Poster featuring the digital art Achelous And Hercules by Thomas Benton
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Achelous And Hercules Poster


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Achelous And Hercules poster by Thomas Benton.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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We use acid-free paper with archival inks to guarantee that your posters last a lifetime without fading or loss of color.   All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Average Rating (4.88 Stars):

January 25th, 2020

Love my print! Great quality, great service, prompt delivery.

January 25th, 2020

Just as awesome in person as i expected. Love the colors of this piece. Good job Peggy, so proud of you!

January 24th, 2020

Amazing item! Quick ship time!

January 24th, 2020

I chose this artwork because it speaks so clearly to me about the biblical admonition to welcome the foreigner and feed the hungry. It’s beautiful.

January 24th, 2020

Very pleased with the result. Happy to recommend.

January 23rd, 2020

Ashlyn's art is truly amazing and unique. The quality of the print I ordered is outstanding and I can't wait to frame it. I will certainly be purchasing art from her again!

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Achelous and Hercules by Thomas Benton Intense colors and writhing forms evoke the contest of muscle and will between Hercules and Achelous, the Greek god who ruled over the rivers. In flood season, Achelous took on the form of an angry bull, tearing new channels through the earth with his horns. Hercules defeated him by tearing off one horn, which became nature's cornucopia, or horn of plenty. Thomas Hart Benton saw the legend as a parable of his beloved Midwest. The Army Corps of Engineers had begun efforts to control the Missouri River, and Benton imagined a future when the waterway was tamed, and the earth swelled with robust harvests. Benton's mythic scene also touched on the most compelling events of the late 1940s. America's agricultural treasure was airlifted to Europe through the Marshall Plan as part of Truman's strategy to rebuild Europe and contain communism. Benton may have been thinking of his fellow Missourian's legendary stubbornness when he described Hercules as "tou...

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