Autograph Postcard Signed - 1957
Private Post Card personalized “Silver Lake, New Hampshire” dated September 21, 1957, handwritten and signed by artist/poet E. E. Cummings in blue ballpoint pen. Recipient name has been obscured on image only. Paper clip stain on bottom edge, not affecting signature, with common wear folds. In full:
I await the 2 volume anthology with excitement — keep international banking afloat & remember me to Diane. Marion sends her best! EEC
Edward Estlin Cummings (1894-1962), popularly known as E. E. Cummings, with the abbreviated form of his name often written by others in lowercase letters as e. e. cummings (in the style of his poems), was an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright. His body of work encompasses approximately 2,900 poems, two autobiographical novels, four plays and several essays, as well as numerous drawings and paintings. He is remembered as a preeminent voice of 20th century poetry, as well as one of the most popular.