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Thomas Hart Benton and Rita Benton letter to Jackson Pollock, 1938 Oct. 3

Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975

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Title: Thomas Hart Benton and Rita Benton letter to Jackson Pollock

Date: 1938 Oct. 3

Physical Details: Letter : 1 folded sheet : handwritten ; 18 x 30 cm., folded to 18 x 15 cm.

Description: 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.

Creator: Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975

Forms part of: Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers, circa 1914-1984, bulk 1942-1984

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Thomas Hart Benton. Thomas Hart Benton and Rita Benton letter to Jackson Pollock, 1938 Oct. 3. Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner papers, circa 1914-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 13786