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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.

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

Original illustration for "What is it the Mom Does? A Little Lullaby that Ended in Love's Old Sweet Song" Illustrated by Rose O'Neill. Written by Lenora Mattingly Weber.

Woman with her right hand on the forehead of a young girl and her left hand on the boot of a young boy sitting on a stool. ...more

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

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

Woman's Head (Garda?)

Drawing of womans head
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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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"It's a Damned Pity". Original illustration for p. 315 of The Loves of Edwy, Ch. 32: The Discovery of a Loss.

Three men, one wearing glasses and standing with right hand on hip, one sitting at a table signing something, and one sitting behind looking over his shoulder.
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"I Sat For a While on the Stone Banister". Original illustration for p. 266 of The Loves of Edwy, Ch. 26: Turned Out Neck and Crop.

Man wearing a hat, sitting on a banister holding his leg, with a small bird near his right hip.
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Recent Items

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 lay 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 the 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… ...more

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

Babies playing with toys: Two babies in foreground, one baby in the middle ground, and multiple babies with two mothers in the background. ...more

Garda

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