Unser Kent / by W. P. ; with a portrait of the author by Rockwell Kent, 1930
Peirce, Waldo, 1884-1970
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 leaves : ill. ; 32 cm.
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Satiric poem on Rockwell Kent by Peirce. Contains an inscription in French to "mon ami Walter Powers," 1934. The book includes a signed lithograph by Rockwell Kent entitled "The Olympian Peirce reading his terrific lines to a group of young ladies" and a watercolor and ink drawing by Peirce of flutist "Unser Kent." Peirce made two changes in the text. Also included is a clipping from ESQUIRE, November 1936, of a Peirce poem and illustration.
Unser Kent / by W. P. ; with a portrait of the author by Rockwell Kent, 1930. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3894 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Painter, watercolorist; Searsport, Maine.
Donated 1986 by Peter Powers, son of Walter Powers to whom Peirce inscribed the book.
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