Martin Wong, receipt to Baird Jones, 1986. Ink on paper, 8″ x 10″.
Wong’s handwritten receipt, embellished with a sketch of a monstrous creature, documents the context for his two drawings of Baird. The text reads as follows:
GIVEN to BAIRD JONES
two (2) PORTRAIT DRAWINGS of HISSELF [sic]
IN EXCHANGE FOR BIG STACK of PHOTOS
AUGUST 20th 1986