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Dick Tracy

Chester Gould

American Art

MEDIUM Pen and ink and traces of graphite on paperboard
DATES May 20, 1940
DIMENSIONS Sheet (slightly irregular): 6 5/8 x 23 1/8 in. (16.8 x 58.7 cm) Image (4 frames): 5 7/8 x 20 in. (14.9 x 50.8 cm)
MARKINGS Patent information printed on piece of paper affixed to lower right corner of third frame: "Reg. U. S. Pat. Off.: / Copyright, 1940, by The Chicago Tribune." On verso, date-stamped: "RECEIVED / TRIBUNE / 1940 APR 25 PM 5 27"
SIGNATURE In ink, in lower right of third frame, "Chester / Gould" and in lower right of first frame, "5-20-40"
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed in ink, in margin at top left, "May / 20." and "DICK TRACY.", followed by, in graphite, "CANINE TRANSPORT"; and rectangular stamp in right margin: "O.K. - RWC"
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Daily News
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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