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Ben Long Sketch

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-129

Scope and Contents

This crayon sketch on paper [9"x 11 3/4"] is of three images of male heads: a profile and back side view of an adult and a profile of an adolescent. It is initialed by the artist; the date is on a corner which has been broken off and may be 1968 or 1969. The word "studies" has been penciled at the bottom of the paper.

Dates

  • circa 1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical Note

Ben Long, a Statesville, North Carolina native and graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, studied the ancient art of fresco painting in Italy. His church frescoes in Glendale Springs and Charlotte, North Carolina, as well as his works in the Nations Bank building in the same city, have attracted international attention and critical acclaim. He's also exhibited in Italy, London, Paris, Atlanta, San Francisco, New York, and the Carolinas. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran from the Vietnam War, Long currently lives with his family in Asheville, North Carolina.

Extent

1 Folder (Contains 1 folder)

Language

English

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Ms. Rebecca Brown in 1997.
Title
Ben Long Sketch
Status
Completed
Author
Patricia B. McGee
Date
10/03/1998
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

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