Cassius Marcellus Coolidge Dogs Playing Poker famous painting series. Anthropomorphic dog paintings have a long history, and oil paintings by Cassius Marcellus Coolidge are some of our most popular animal wall art reproductions.
Coolidge was born in 1844 and is known to have sometimes used his family nickname of Kash Koolidge when signing his artwork. Throughout his working life, he had a variety of jobs. Eventually, he succeeded with oil on canvas paintings from images used for a calendar he had designed. The result is a series of 16 paintings featuring anthropomorphic dogs.
Poker Game is an oil on canvas painting completed in 1894. It portrays four humanized and anthropomorphic dogs sitting around a card table playing poker. The dogs are wearing glasses and smoking cigars. This is just one of the funny paintings by Coolidge, who is famous for his humorous art.
A Friend in Need 1903. This oil painting again depicts dogs playing poker, but one is cheating and hiding a card under the table.
Pinched with Four Aces. Depicting a group of dogs playing an illegal card came. They are interrupted by four dogs wearing police helmets. At the same time, one dog tries to leave the room surreptitiously.
Only A Pair of Deuces. Sold in 2008 for $193,000, this kitsch painting includes a female dog dressed as a waitress, bringing a tray of drinks for the poker players.
His Station and Four Aces. This time Cassius Marcellus Coolidge poker playing dogs are sitting on a train with the guard in attendance. A St. Bernard Dog, wearing glasses appears to be the poker dealer.
There are many other Dogs Playing Poker paintings, including Poker Sympathy, A Friend in Need 1903, and The Hustler Playing Pool, to name a few.
Buy reproduction oil paintings by Cassius Marcellus Coolidge of Dogs Playing Poker. You may also enjoy paintings by Giuseppe Arcimboldo, whose Four Seasons paintings are portrait heads consisting of fruit, vegetables, flowers, and plants. Paintings by Coolidge and Arcimboldo are some of our most popular fine art reproductions.