Eldridge Ayer Burbank (American, 1858-1949) Animals of the San Francisco Zoo, 1943 (group of 10)
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Eldridge Ayer Burbank (American, 1858-1949) Animals of the San Francisco Zoo, 1943 (group of 10)
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American Works of Art Property of various owners
Eldridge Ayer Burbank (American, 1858-1949)
Animals of the San Francisco Zoo, 1943 (group of 10)
each signed and dated 'E.A. Burbank 1943' (lower right) and titled (on the reverse); exception: sixth is not dated, fifth is signed and dated (lower left) and seventh is dated (lower left)
each graphite on paper

Footnotes

  • These drawings were commissioned by the Stanford publisher James Ladd Delkin (1898-1992), who planned a book on the animals of the San Francisco Zoo. The book was never published.

    Malayan Tapir: 7 x 11 1/2in
    Orangutan: 7 x 11 1/2in
    Black Bear: 7 x 11 1/4in
    Barbary Ape: 11 3/4 x 6 3/4in
    American Elk: 7 1/2 x 11 1/4in
    Baboon: 7 x 11 1/2in
    Polar Bear: 7 3/4 x 11 1/4in
    Bengal Tiger: 7 x 11 1/2in
    Nubian Lion: 11 1/2 x 7in
    Macaw: 11 1/4 x 7in
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