This is an original gouache on illustration board measuring 10 1/2″ x 19 1/2″ (plus a white mat). Buyer pays for shipping.
1912-1984 – Girard Goodenow (pen name “Gig”) was an illustrator and artist know as one of the “Big Eyes” artists and especially for his portraits of animals. He surrounded himself with animals including a Raccoon, a Skunk and several generations of cats.
He was born in Chicago where, as a child, he drew and made clay models of his pets. He went on to attend the Art Institute of Chicago and the Arts Students League in NYC becoming a very popular commercial artist.