A letter from Gropper to Jane SoRelle, 1964, introducing himself and explaining his intended absence from the Rome exhibition which SoRelle is arranging. He comments on the consequences of his blacklisting by Joseph McCarthy, and his hope that Carlo Levy will look at the work he produced from 1953-1956, following the McCarthy investigations.
William Gropper letter to Jane SoRelle, 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 2813 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Location of original unknown.
Painter, cartoonist, lithographer; Croton-on-Hudson, New York. WPA muralist and painter of social comment.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001