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William Pène du Bois letter to Jane Bouché, New York City, New York

William Pène du Bois letter to Jane Bouché, New York City, New York

Pène du Bois, William, 1916-1993

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Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 21 x 15 cm.

Description: Pène du Bois describes an encounter with a General who praised the work of illustrator Floyd Davis in Life magazine, presumably comparing it with Pène du Bois' own illustration work.

First page includes an illustration of Pène du Bois with a large palette, standing at an easel and painting the words "Dear Jane" in red.

Second page is written over a background of the words "I love you" repeatedly typewritten in red ink.

Creator: Pène du Bois, William, 1916-1993

Forms part of: Louis Bouché papers, 1880-2007

Digital ID: 14949