Friday, January 1, 2021

Art Young: Portrait of Alexander Woollcott

Art Young's portrait of celebrated New Yorker writer Alexander Woollcott shows the critic and radio personality seated informally in his bathrobe. Woollcott is portrayed with his morning cup of coffee and a cigarette. The illustration is reproduced in Art Young: His Life and Times (1939). The original drawing was sold on eBay in 2019 for a best offer of $185.

Alexander Woollcott
Art Young

Art Young's signature

Art Young
eBay Listing Ended August 18, 2019

Art Young
eBay item description
Is this Art Young portrait the picture on Woollcott's wall?
Art Young
eBay bid history
Sold for best offer of $185

Best offer accepted:  $185

Note:  Additional images of original artwork by Art Young are sought for future posts on Attempted Bloggery.


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