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Widow with Husband's Life Insurance Policy
1947
Draftsman:Drawn by HH Art Studios Inc. , American
Drawing; ink and gouache with graphite on white wove paper mounted to board
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 21 7/8 x 14 7/8in. (55.6 x 37.8cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Richard Koopman and Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Schiro
Description: Drawing of an interior scene with a man, woman and young girl. The girl is clinging to the woman's skirts and appears to be crying. The woman is holding a handkerchief and looking up at a portrait of a seated man, that hangs on the wall. The man shows a document, presumably a life insurance policy, to the woman. A cat next is beside his leg. Two books and a vase with flowers are on a table at the right.
Use Note: Original drawing number 44 of a series of 53 done for G. Fox & Co.'s 100th Anniversary. The drawings appeared in The Hartford Courant as full size advertisements on Sundays from December 29, 1946 to December 29, 1947. The drawing was later published in a book: G. Fox & Co. A Century in Connecticut. Hartford, 1948, p.44.
Inscription: Hand-written in red pencil at the bottom left corner, "This is real / pretty! / HH".
Object Number: 1980.93.28
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