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Moon Mullins

Frank Henry Willard

American Art

MEDIUM Pen and ink on paper
DATES October 1940
DIMENSIONS sheet: 7 x 21 3/4 in. (17.8 x 55.2 cm) image (3 frames): 5 15/16 x 19 7/8 in. (15.1 x 50.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On recto, two paper tags affixed to lower right of first two frames, both printed with: "Reg. U. S. Pat. Off.: / Copyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc." On verso, stamped: "RECEIVED / TRIBUNE / ENGRAVING ROOM / 1940 OCT 26 PM 2 37"
SIGNATURE Signed in ink, lower right of last frame: "Willard"
INSCRIPTIONS Various printing instructions inscribed in margins, clockwise from upper left: "RUSH!"; "11-4-9."; "Moon Mullins"; "WOIKIN'"; "Correction!"; "His story and stuc with it."; "51-5 [struck through]"; and stamped in red, "PRINT ON JEM METAL"
COLLECTIONS American Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 41.212
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Daily News
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CAPTION Frank Henry Willard (American, 1893-1958). Moon Mullins, October 1940. Pen and ink on paper, sheet: 7 x 21 3/4 in. (17.8 x 55.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Daily News, 41.212. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.41.212.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.41.212.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 5/13/2009
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Per old catalogue sheet: 3 illustrations for The News October 26, 1940.
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Frank Henry Willard (American, 1893-1958). <em>Moon Mullins</em>, October 1940. Pen and ink on paper, sheet: 7 x 21 3/4 in. (17.8 x 55.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Daily News, 41.212. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.41.212.jpg)