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Gustavus Dirks

(1879 -  1902 )
DIRKS Gustavus 3. "poetical Mosquito--'i Stood On The Bridge At Midnight'"
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Gustavus Dirks - 3. "poetical Mosquito--'i Stood On The Bridge At Midnight'"

Gustavus Dirks - 3. "poetical Mosquito--'i Stood On The Bridge At Midnight'"

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Lot number: 18
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Lot No: 18
Gustavus (Gus) Dirks (American,1879-1902)
Four cartoons for
New York Journal
,c.1900, comprising:
1. "The Baby Elephant's Bottle."
2. "Pig--'Say Mr Artist wouldn't this make a good picture.'"
3. "Poetical Mosquito--'I stood on the bridge at midnight.'"
4. Tramp asleep under a haystack.
Each signed.
Pen and ink with some watercolor.
Various sizes.

Gus Dirks was best known for his Bugville cartoons in Hearst's
Journal-American, Judge, Life
and other magazines. Thedrawing of the "Poetical Mosquito" is in the manner of the greatGerman cartoonist Wilhelm Busch. His brother Rudolph Dirks createdthe Katzenjammer Kids based on Busch's Max und Moritz for Hearst'schief competitor, Joseph Pulitzer's
. Despite thechildlike humor of his cartoons, Gus Dirks suffered from depressionand overwork and eventually committed suicide.

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