Study for The Fat Boy
Date: c. 1869
Medium: Ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 9 in. (26.7 x 22.9 cm) mat: 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 cm)
Illustration Citation: Study for cover of The Fat Boy from Dickens' "Pickwick," illustrations in color and black and white by Thomas Nast. (New York: McLaughlin Bros., not dated). 1869 or 1870
Credit Line: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1978
Object Number: 1978-39
About: This is a study for the cover of The Fat Boy, misspelling the name of Charles Dickens. The rhyming story centers on one of the characters in Dickens' novel The Pickwick Papers.
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