William Gropper letter to Jane SoRelle, 1964

Gropper, William, b. 1897 d. 1977
Painter, Cartoonist, Caricaturist
Active in New Brunswick, N.J.; Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.

Collection size: 1 item (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: A letter from Gropper to Jane SoRelle, 1964, introducing himself and explaining his intended absence from the Rome exhibition which SoRelle is arranging. He comments on the consequences of his blacklisting by Joseph McCarthy, and his hope that Carlo Levy will look at the work he produced from 1953-1956, following the McCarthy investigations.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, cartoonist, lithographer; Croton-on-Hudson, New York. WPA muralist and painter of social comment.

Donor unknown.

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