Zorach, William, b. 1887 d. 1966
Painter, Sculptor, Woodworker
Active in New York, N.Y.; Robinhood, Me.
Collection size: 1 item
Collection Summary: One page letter from William Zorach to "Mr. Shipley," Feb. 8, 1930, concerning the sculpture, "The Lineman," 1931, by Zorach. In the letter, Zorach references Louis Jacobs posing in a football costume and he also requests to borrow football shoes from Mr. Shipley to complete details on the shoes of the piece.
Biographical/Historical Note: William Zorach (1887-1966) was a sculptor and painter from New York, N.Y.
Donated 2011 by Joe Esparza, who purchased the document at auction.
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- Oral history interview with William Zorach, 1959 April 2
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