Title: Preliminary sketch for painting American Venus
Date: 1942 January 26
Physical Details: Sketch : 1 sheet : graphite ; 13 x 14 cm
Description: Handwritten note in ink on verso: Morning swim; evening swim; sketch began and done around 1:30 AM; Jan. 26, 1942
Shows a nude woman emerging from the Mississippi river, a riverboat behind her.
Creator: Bunn, William E. L. (Edward Lewis), 1910-2009
Forms part of: William E. L. Bunn papers, 1863-2009
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation Information: William E. L. (Edward Lewis) Bunn. Preliminary sketch for painting American Venus, 1942 January 26. William E. L. Bunn papers, 1863-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 18267