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Thomas Hart Benton and Rita Benton letter to Jackson Pollock

view Thomas Hart Benton and Rita Benton letter to Jackson Pollock digital asset number 1
Creator:
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975
Pollock, Jackson, 1889-1975
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1938 Oct. 3
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Letter : 1 folded sheet : handwritten ; 18 x 30 cm., folded to 18 x 15 cm.
Summary:
Pollock's former teacher, Thomas Hart Benton, and Benton's wife Rita both write to implore that Pollock quit drinking and focus on his artwork.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13786
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Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers, circa 1905-1984
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