Serial killer John Wayne Gacy aka the killer clown. Executed by the State of Illinois May 10, 1994.
Original oil paintings of his investigator, Lindy Di Domenico and his wife Mary Joyce Di Domenico. Along with a letter from Gacy which mentions the painting. The letter includes the original mailing envelope.
An article about Lindy and the mention of the painting of his wife can be read here.
The Lindy painting is 18" x 24" in size. Signed twice on the back with an inscription, titled and dated, "To Lindy, my chief investigator I hope you enjoy this first portrait painting that I have completed. Thanks for all you have done. Best of everything, John W. Gacy". John Gacy - Lindy - Started 12-6-83 finished 3-7-84".
The portrait of Joyce Di Domenico is 16" x 20" in size and has an "About the Artist" sheet affixed to the back. Gacy has written an inscription on the back and signed, "Dear Joyce, I hope you enjoyed this as much as I enjoyed doing it for you. f the color of your dress, hair, eyes are wrong Linday wasn't much help. In any case the desire was there to get close without ageing you. Best Wishes and Good Health. Sincerely, John W Gacy".