Sam Wagstaff, note to Anne MacDonald accepting an invitation, 1981; a Fotofolio postcard with an image from “The Collection of Sam Wagstaff.”

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Size: 4.25 x 6 inches

Wagstaff accepts invitation for the 6th.  “Krazy Kat really got to the right place.  Tony Smith once told me he was influenced by those mostly? Backgrounds in Harriman..”

Front. Nude Photograph by Braquehais (c. 1856) from the collection of Sam Wagstaff
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The connection between Anne MacDonald (1942 – 2018) and Sam Wagstaff (1921 – 1987) dates back to the early 1970s when she was on the Board of Trustees at the Detroit Institute of Art where he was a curator. Despite her title, MacDonald was still in her 20s and…