[Two Autograph Letters, Signed].

Croton-on-Hudson. One undated, the other 21 December 1937. Two pages, octavo, written in ink on rectos only of Biddle's printed letterhead. Accompanied by one envelope, addressed in his hand. Envelope snagged while being opened, otherwise very good. Item #WRCLIT71134

Two brief letters to fellow artist Willis Birchman, the dated letter thanking him for the copy of FACES & FACTS he sent him ("I thought it amusing & extremely well edited") and the second thanking him "for your kind word. Now it is all over, I'm eager to get to work & do a little painting." Each signed in full. Biddle was one of the primary exponents of American social realism and served as a combat artist during WWII for LIFE. He was instrumental in the founding of the Federal Art Project.

Price: $125.00