Unser Kent / by W. P. ; with a portrait of the author by Rockwell Kent, 1930

Peirce, Waldo, b. 1884 d. 1970
Painter, Watercolorist
Active in Searsport, Me.

Collection size: [10] leaves : ill. ; 32 cm.

Collection Summary: Satiric poem on Rockwell Kent by Peirce. Contains an inscription in French to "mon ami Walter Powers," 1934. The book includes a signed lithograph by Rockwell Kent entitled "The Olympian Peirce reading his terrific lines to a group of young ladies" and a watercolor and ink drawing by Peirce of flutist "Unser Kent." Peirce made two changes in the text. Also included is a clipping from ESQUIRE, November 1936, of a Peirce poem and illustration.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, watercolorist; Searsport, Maine.

Donated 1986 by Peter Powers, son of Walter Powers to whom Peirce inscribed the book.

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