A Hint. "Really, I'd be happy if I were thin!" "Well, my dear, the pursuit of happiness sometimes means a lot of exercise!"
Date: 1901
Medium: Ink and gouache on paper
Dimensions: 19 7/8 × 24 in. (50.5 × 61 cm)
Illustration Citation: Puck, December 25, 1901
Credit Line: F. V. du Pont Acquisition Fund, 1986
Object Number: 1986-44
About: An Australian by birth, Nankivell moved to New York in 1896 as his career as an illustrator and poster designer thrived. This comic drawing illulstrates a caustic remark by a slim and fashionable young woman to a more ample older lady.
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