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William Pène du Bois letter to Jane Bouché, New York City, New York

view William Pène du Bois letter to Jane Bouché, New York City, New York digital asset number 1
Creator:
Pène du Bois, William, 1916-1993
Strong, Jane Bouché, 1916-1993
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1942 Oct. 30
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Letter : 2 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 21 x 15 cm.
Summary:
Pène du Bois describes an encounter with a General who praised the work of illustrator Floyd Davis in Life magazine, presumably comparing it with Pène du Bois' own illustration work.
First page includes an illustration of Pène du Bois with a large palette, standing at an easel and painting the words "Dear Jane" in red.
Second page is written over a background of the words "I love you" repeatedly typewritten in red ink.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Illustrated letters
Love letters
World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14949
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Data Source:
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