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Portrait of Glen Rounds: 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 Glen Rounds: study for The Ballad of the Jealous Lover of Lone Green Valley, 1933–1934
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pencil on paper
  • Paper Type: Hammermill Bond wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 33 x 19.6 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12.99 x 7.72 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 36.8 x 26 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14.49 x 10.24 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hart Benton
  • Not on display
  • 1959.0064
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Portrait of a male figure (identified as Glen Rounds, 1906 - 2002, writer and artist) who sits at a table with a cocked hat on, looking towards the right. He is visible only from the waist up and is holding a harmonica in his right hand which is rested on the table. This is a sketch for "The Ballad of the Jealous Lover of Lone Green Valley" by Benton.