Item #8113 'Old King Sol Is An Ardent Old Soul!'. Howard Fisher.
Fisher, Howard

'Old King Sol Is An Ardent Old Soul!'

[Portland, OR]: (c.1950). Original art [47 cm x 38 cm] / [18.5" x 15"] pen and ink with some white paint (Whiteout?) highlights. Signed at the foot. Item #8113

A whimsical illustration of the sun personified and wearing a crown with its legs splayed across the Midwest, instead of a scepter he's clutching a glowing thermometer, that is labeled 'July Temperatures.' Howard Fisher (1890-1962) began working for the Portland newspaper, 'The Oregon Journal' in 1919, a decade later he was named the editorial cartoonist, a position he held until his retirement in 1956.

Price: $150.00

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