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Drury University Art Collection

Drury’s art collection contains works spanning the eleventh through the twenty-first centuries from around the globe.

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Drawing of a young women leaning forward wearing a strapless dress, Left side of paper cut away.
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Kewpie Cartoon with a bird hunter and Squabby. Original drawing.

Kewpie six panel cartoon with a bird hunter who sends Kewpie and friend off to find him a bird while he naps. He tries to tell Kewpie the birds LIKE being shot, so a Kewpie fires his rifle… ...more

Original illustration for "The Kewpies and the Invalid Girl" by Rose O'Neill

Page 3 of 3 page cartoon. Kewpies convince a bird couple to build their nest on a young girl's windowsill next to her bed so she can enjoy their songs. ...more

Little Mountain Mother

Female dancing with full skirt lifting to reveal legs. Hands have red fingernails to match red lips. She wears ruffles on her wrists, arms bare, feather headress. She looks directly at the… ...more

"The Dark Aspect that Drew the Golden Woman" Original illustration for p. 13 of The Loves of Edwy, Ch. 1: The Boy at the Palings.

Man standing, leaning on a bureau gazing into a mirror while holding a cigarette in his right hand and his left hand in his pocket. Black ink on cream paper.
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Kewpie Cartoon w/ Gus the Ghost and Frisky the Frog. Original drawing.

Kewpie Cartoon with two panels. Characters include Frisky Frog and Gus Ghost.
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Garda

Bust of a woman with a green floral background. ...more

"The Abysmal Difference Between Man and Man". Original illustration for p. 123 of The Loves of Edwy, Ch. 10: The Discomfort of Being an Unappreciated Son.

Older man sitting at a desk pointing with his right hand, and younger man standing by the desk smoking, with left hand in his pocket.
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"Engulfed Me in His Arms". Original illustration for p. 276 of The Loves of Edwy, Ch. 27: Good-Bye, Jane!

Older man sitting in a chair holding a younger man who is on his knees. Crucifix on the wall behind the older man and book case on the right.
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Original illustration for "The Kewpies and Little Susie" by Rose O'Neil. (2nd of 3 illustrations)

Page 2 of 3 page cartoon. Barefoot, underdressed little girl walks in windy wilderness with bundle of sticks. Kewpies want to make her warm clothes and go to the drygood store.… ...more

Recent Items

"The Kewpies & The Wealthy Child" Verses & Pictures by Rose O'Neill

Several Illustrations with Kewpies and a young girl doing multiple tasks.
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Printing Proofs for "The Baby party; A Fable for Fathers". Illustrated by Rose O'Neill. Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

A beautiful holding her child in her arm while walking away while looking back at a woman with wide eyes and holding her own child.
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Printing proof for "The Baby Party; A Fable for Fathers". Illustrated by Rose O'Neill. Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Illustration printed on the right side of the paper. Illustration is of a baby laughing in a woman's lap while holding a stuffed animal.
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Printing proof for "The Baby Party; A Fable for Fathers". Illustrated by Rose O'Neill. Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Two illustrations are printed on this paper. The bottom illustration is a of a baby that has fallen and is crying. In the background there are two other babies and one woman sitting down and… ...more

Printing proof for "The Baby Party; A Fable for Fathers". Illustrated by Rose O'Neill. Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Six babies surround a baby that is standing on a chair and blowing out candles on a cake. The baby in the foreground wobbles toward the table while two other babies are tugging at each… ...more