Madison, WI: 1969.
1 page, 11 x 8.5 inches, University of Wisconsin, April 16, 1969, writing to the wife of a Wisconsin University alumnus, in part: "...I have consulted my memory to recall the painting entitled 'The Rock' and while the work does not coincide with your description the enclosed page from a book of mine...is the only work with that precise title...'The Rock' has been owned for some years by a Detroit collector. I appreciate your offer to purchase a sketch but from past experience...just wouldn%u2019t be satisfactory..." Accompanied by the original handwritten mailing envelope, a Hammer Galleries 1969 catalog, and the book-page enclosure of the artwork entitled "The Rock." All items are in very good condition.
American artist best known for his trompe -- l'oeil still-life paintings.