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Portrait of Jackson Pollock, as young man: study for The Ballad of the Jealous Lover of Lone Green Valley
  • Thomas Hart Benton
    1889–1975
    born: Neosho, Missouri, United States ; died: Kansas City, Missouri, United States ; active: United States
  • Portrait of Jackson Pollock, as young man: study for The Ballad of the Jealous Lover of Lone Green Valley, 1934
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pencil on paper
  • Paper Type: Hammermill Bond wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25 x 16.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9.84 x 6.5 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 36.9 x 26.2 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 10 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hart Benton
  • Not on display
  • 1959.0062
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Sketch for "The Ballad of the Jealous Lover of Lone Green Valley". Bust portrait of a male figure (identified as Jackson Pollock) playing a mouth harp. Upper torso and face in 3/4 profile.