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William Zorach letter to Mr. Shipley, February 8

Zorach, William, 1887-1966

Woodworker, Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item

Summary: One page letter from William Zorach to "Mr. Shipley," February 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, New York.


Donated 2011 by Joe Esparza, who purchased the document at auction.

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How to Cite This Collection

William Zorach letter to Mr. Shipley, February 8. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.