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Smith writes about his upcoming exhibition at the Willard Gallery, 1940. He asks Xceron for information on Xavier Gonzalez for an article he is writing, and thanks him for influencing him "to concentrate on sculpture. I'm forever glad you did, it's more my energy, tho I make 200 color drawings a year and sometimes painting...."
Jean Xceron letters from David Smith, 1940-1957. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3482 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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