Close view of MacAvoy at work on his painting. UPI photo.
Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): The artist has to perch somewhat precariously on a ladder to reach the upper parts of his work. MacAvoy claims the human face is a map to him, and he studies it to catch the coul beneath.
Edouard MacAvoy, 1959 / unidentified photographer. Louise Bruner papers, 1945-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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