Tanning apologizes for not writing and mentions going to see Cornell's exhibit at the Copleys. She also asks him to contribute a poem or "short tribute" to be included in an exhibit of her work. Letter is illustrated with a silhouette in blue watercolor.
Dorothea Tanning letter to Joseph Cornell, 1949 January 3. Joseph Cornell papers, 1804-1986, bulk 1939-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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