1 of a Set of 6 Postcards: Compliments of the Season. The Comic Artist's Model after a Campaign of Three Month's Posing
Pen, ink, and watercolor over graphite on cardstock
Sheet: 5 7/16 x 3 1/2 in. (13.8 x 8.9 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Brenda Kuhn
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Walt Kuhn (American, 1877-1949). 1 of a Set of 6 Postcards: Compliments of the Season. The Comic Artist's Model after a Campaign of Three Month's Posing, December 1905. Pen, ink, and watercolor over graphite on cardstock, Sheet: 5 7/16 x 3 1/2 in. (13.8 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Brenda Kuhn, 62.32.6. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.62.32.6.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 12/19/2008
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Front of postcard depicts slobbering, seated lion with texts "COMPLIMENTS OF / THE SEASON" at upper left and "THE / COMIC / ARTIST'S / MODEL; / AFTER / A CAMPAIGN / OF THREE / MONTHS POSING!"; reverse of postcard: addressed to "Arthur Woelfle / Artist / Coshocton / Ohio", 1 cent stamp, two postmarks: one from New York, dated December 23, 1905; other from Coshocton, Ohio, December [?], 1905.
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