William Zorach letter to Mr. Shipley, Feb. 8, 1930
Zorach, William, 1887-1966
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One page letter from William Zorach to "Mr. Shipley," Feb. 8, 1930, concerning the sculpture, "The Lineman," 1931, by Zorach. In the letter, Zorach references Louis Jacobs posing in a football costume and he also requests to borrow football shoes from Mr. Shipley to complete details on the shoes of the piece.
William Zorach letter to Mr. Shipley, Feb. 8, 1930. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
William Zorach (1887-1966) was a sculptor and painter from New York, N.Y.
Donated 2011 by Joe Esparza, who purchased the document at auction.
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