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A letter, October 4, 1958, from Edith Halpert, to the Archives of American Art New York Archivist, signed "Miss Smith". Halpert describes her general impressions of Shahn and writes that he was in "this moring when he brought in some new silkscreens". She also writes about Shahn asking her if she has seen the sets he did for a ballet in Spoleto.
Ben Shahn letter, 1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel D10 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Ben Shahn (1898-1969) was a painter, printmaker, and photographer from Roosevelt, N.J.
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