Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 21 x 15 cm.
Sender: William Pène du Bois (1916-1993)
Recipient: Jane Bouché Strong (1922 or 23-)
Description: Pène du Bois describes an encounter with a General who praised the work of illustrator Floyd Davis in Life magazine, presumably comparing it with Pène du Bois' own illustration work.
First page includes an illustration of Pène du Bois with a large palette, standing at an easel and painting the words "Dear Jane" in red.
Second page is written over a background of the words "I love you" repeatedly typewritten in red ink.
Forms part of: Louis Bouché papers, 1880-2007
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: William Pène du Bois letter to Jane Bouché, New York City, New York, 1942 Oct. 30. Louis Bouché papers, 1880-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 14949
- Illustrated letters
- Love letters
- World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war