Button writes of activities with mutual friends, and to say that the panels he is painting for Fabian are in progress. He includes a small sketch of the design with the note "may be regarded as the poet Thamyris singing to the youth Hyacinthus."
John Button letter to Gerald Langston Fabian, 29 June 1960. Gerald L. Fabian papers relating to John Button, 1951-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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