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From the Archive: Postcard to Betty Kray

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James Wright

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April 25, 2013


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July 22, 1977

Dear Betty, Here's the one painting of Piero's that they have in Milan. Here in Arezzo, the whole back of a church is covered with his glorious "Search for the True Cross." Yesterday we especially missed you on one little journey up through the exquisite valley of Casentino. Last evening I ate a stuffed zucchini flower for dinner,

Jim & Annie*

*We discovered a tiny arcaded city with a castle yesterday. It has the magical name of Poppi! — sheer heaven. XXOO, Annie


Piero della Francesca
San Nicoò da Colentino 1456 c.
Museo Paldi Pessoli, Milano

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