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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.

Reproduction of a drawing of Christian Schiott

Profile bust of a male in a hat (Christian Schiott, Norwegian-American musician, sculptor, and friend to O'Neill) ...more

"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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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

"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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"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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Garda

Bust of a woman in a black lace top with a gold background. ...more

Woman's Head (Garda?)

Drawing of womans head
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Garda

Bust of a woman in a black top with a blue landscape in the background with trees on the left side. ...more

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

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