Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): MacAvoy looks at a sketch of Pope John in a towering miter before continuing the preliminary work on his painting. He received social permission to draw quick studies of the Pontiff in the Vatican.
Edouard MacAvoy, 1959 / unidentified photographer. Louise Bruner papers, 1945-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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