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William Zorach letter to Mr. Shipley, Feb. 8, 1930

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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