Illustrator Warren Chappell wrote to his longtime friend Isable Bishop about his aversion to dealers, agents and other representatives. While Chappell pictured the dealer/artist relationship as an agent leading a performing bear, he envied the contact that such artists had with their clients, compared to the impersonal business of book publishing.
Warren Chappell to Isabel Bishop, 1982 October 27. Isabel Bishop papers, 1914-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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