Edmund Joseph Sullivan

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Edmund Joseph Sullivan
1869-1933
Prize Idiot - However do you manage without exercise? It takes all my time to keep fit
1930
Pen and black ink over graphite, on illustration board.
19 1/4 x 14 11/16 inches (532 x 374 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.1589
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Signed and dated at lower right, "Edmund J. Sullivan. 1930"; at foot: Prize Idiot - However do you manage without exercise? It takes all my time to keep fit. Worker - Fit! - for WHAT?

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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Title from item.
Caption continues: Worker - Fit! - for WHAT?
Original drawing by E.J. Sullivan for a cartoon probably intended for publication in an unidentified periodical.

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Cartoon shows an artist in his studio, seated at his canvas and turning to address a young man standing behind him with a tennis racket.

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