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Michael Jackson as Blue Boy

Oil painting on canvas, 32 x 22 inches.

Because the "The Blue Boy" is so famous, (At one point almost everyone's grandmother had a copy hanging on the wall. I know mine did.) I think it fitting to portray Michael Jackson as an updated version. Why? The boy originally was painted in very fancy dress not worn by his contemporaries. He was thought of as a "pretty" boy, and his image has become one of the best known by even those who know nothing of art. The painting and Michael have caused extensive media coverage and controversy..The painting and the man became larger than life with both always in the news. One other thought crossed my mind as I was painting. The controversy in 1922 was not about the young man in the painting but of the icon it had become. The newsworthiness of Jackson is now more about the controversial icon he was or is rather than the musical wonder he was at one time.

The painting is signed on the front.

The painting will be shipped and packed professionally. It will be packed and shipped by a professional packing firm.

I will ship out your paintings within 2 business days after I receive your payment.

Paintings will be sent Fully Insured, which you can expect delivery between 7-12 business days.

Please do not hesitate to ask me any question and I'll get back to you at the earliest opportunity.

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