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
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
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.
1 drawing : watercolor ; 21 x 26 cm + 1 keepsake print, 1 set of proof prints, and 1 letter.
BANC PIC 19xx.534:f164--A
Origin:No place, unknown, or undetermined