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[Gelett Burgess riding to fame on a purple cow [graphic] /
BANC PIC 19xx.534:f164--A
Collection Overview

Title:

[Gelett Burgess riding to fame on a purple cow

Creator/Contributor:

Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Allied Arts Guild of California

Creator/Contributor:

Roxburghe Club of San Francisco

Abstract:

Original undated drawing inscribed by Burgess "To Charlie Stoddard, from his conceited friend," no doubt intended as an ironic comment upon the fame his original 1895 verse brought. Accompanied by a set of color progressive proofs by the Allied Arts Guild of California, a copy of the keepsake print made for the Roxburghe Club of San Francisco (ca. 1933), and a 1933 typescript letter from Burgess to Albert Bender, thanking him for a copy of the print.

Date:

[between 1895 and 1909] (issued)

Subject:

Burgess, Gelett -- 1866-1951 -- Pictorial works

Note:

drawn by Gelett Burgess].
Title supplied by cataloger.
Date provided based upon original publication date of "The Purple Cow" in The Lark (1895) and the death of Charles Warren Stoddard (1909), to whom the drawing is inscribed.
From the collection of Albert M. Bender.

Type:

graphic
Proofs.
Watercolors.
Caricatures.

Physical Description:

graphic
drawing
1 drawing : watercolor ; 21 x 26 cm + 1 keepsake print, 1 set of proof prints, and 1 letter.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 19xx.534:f164--A

Origin:

No place, unknown, or undetermined

Related Item:

Purple cow : Burgess, Gelett, : 1866-1951