Chappell writes: I've just thrown a couple of drawings away & I realize - there's no friend like a trash basket. I share this awareness & a greeting. He illustrates the letter with a watercolor sketch of himself hugging a trash can.
Warren Chappell letter to Isabel Bishop, 1982 Sept. 6. Isabel Bishop papers, 1914-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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