© Estate of Arthur G. Dove. Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
Beginning Life at 86
Date: c. 1907
Medium: Charcoal, gouache, and crayon on illustration board
Dimensions: sheet: 17 7/8 × 24 1/16 in. (45.4 × 61.1 cm)
Illustration Citation: Date and place of publication not identified
Credit Line: F. V. du Pont Acquisition Fund, 1986
Object Number: 1986-86
About: Although better known as a pioneering abstract painter, Dove earned his living for many years as an illustrator and cartoonist. His friends and contemporaries in New York included the realist painter-illustrators John Sloan, William Glackens, and Everett Shinn.
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