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Cady, Harrison

Price: $2,650.00

Description:  Monkey artist paints portraits of ostriches

Comment:  My consignor purchased this and a few others from an estate in Detroit decades ago. 

Price: $2,650  (includes domestic shipping)


Artist Harrison Cady (1877-1970)
Caption [handwritten on art which is a bit hard to decipher] “Raphael Monkey (the portrait painter) ‘Gee this is terrible, here I've got a commission to paint the portrait of these ostrich twins and every time I try to put on a brush stroke they get excited and hide their heads in the waste basket.’”
Condition Very good, not framed
Medium Pen and ink and wash
Publication Information Most likely for American Boy magazine, date of publication not yet known.
Signature Signed lower left
Size 10.25 x 13.75”
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