Zorthian agreed to teach Feynman to draw, and Feynman agreed to teach Zorthian physics. The scientific instruction did not continue long, but Zorthian’s influences on Feynman led to the physicist’s life-long involvement in art making.
Feynman was a wonderful guy, a big brain, and one of our few bongo-playing, strip-club-attending Nobel Prize-winning physicists. And now it turns out he was pretty handy at portraits as well. Too bad we missed the exhibition.
And now for the bongos.