Harry Jackson (Harry Jackson)

Harry Jackson

Artist. He was a renowned painter-sculptor, best known both as an abstract expressionist and a Western artist. He began his career in 1943, as the US Marine Corps’ youngest combat sketch artist serving with the Marine’s V Amphibious Corps general intelligence group during World War II. After his discharge, he went to New York City to study art and latter settled in Wyoming, where he established him in the art world with his first master piece, “Creation White Figure” (1948). Among his many realist works are two sequential paintings, “Stampede” and “Range Burial” (1958), the 22-foot bronze “John Wayne: The Horseman” sculpture (1961) and his mural “River Road and Point” (1965). His art can be found at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Denver Art Museum, The Buffalo Bill Historical Center and many other galleries. His works are in the private collections owned by the Saudi Arabian royal family, Queen Elizabeth II and the Vatican, Italy. He also is the author of “Lost Wax Bronze Casting”, the first comprehensive book on the subject. (bio by: John “J-Cat” Griffith)


  • April, 18, 1924
  • USA


  • April, 04, 2011
  • USA


  • Cremated

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