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Description: KARL PRIEBE
(1914 - 1976) American painter whose studies and paintings of birds, exotic animals, and African-American culture won him international acclaim. Rare A.N.S. 1p. oblong 12mo., [n.p.] July 21, 1953 written around an original watercolor painting of a bird. Both are accomplished on the verso of a U.S. postcard addressed to his friend Carl Van Vechten, writing in full: "Dear Carlo - Of course you would agree about Joya's published photos. Lords! Thank you for everything -- Frank is Better. L[ove] Karlo". Additionally initialed on the address side, "KP" and addressed to Van Vechten in his hand as well. Fine condition and terrific for display.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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