Edmund Joseph Sullivan

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Edmund Joseph Sullivan
1869-1933
"But Mommie, you must remember the poor man only had a chisel to do it with."
1930
Pen and black ink over graphite, on illustration board.
14 11/16 x 20 7/8 inches (374 x 531 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.1590
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Signed and dated at lower right, "Edmund J. Sullivan. 1929"; at foot: "But Mommie, you must remember the poor man only had a chisel to do it with."

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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Original drawing by E.J. Sullivan for a cartoon probably intended for publication in an unidentified periodical.

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Cartoon shows a mother and daughter looking up at the sculpture "Day" by Jacob Epstein, situated on the facade of a building at 55 Broadway, in London.

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