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William Pène du Bois letter to Jane Bouché, New York City, New York, 1942 October 30

William Pène du Bois letter to Jane Bouché, New York City, New York, 1942 October 30

Pène du Bois, William, 1916-1993

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

Date: 1942 October 30

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

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: William Pène du Bois letter to Jane Bouché, New York City, New York, 1942 October 30. Louis Bouché papers, 1880-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14949