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Lot 110: ARTIST UNKNOWN-CARICATURE,(American 20th c.)
by Creighton-Davis Gallery
October 10, 2012
San Marcos, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Title: "Where's Marlin", ,signed by the artist, indistinct, , , ,
Condition Report: In very fine condition.
Notes: Comments: Marlin Perkins was the famed director of the St. Louis Zoo and the TV program Zoo Parade. As a result of his work on Zoo Parade Perkins was offered the job in 1963 for which most Americans remember him: host of the famed nature show Wild Kingdom. The enormous fame he gained in his television career allowed Perkins to become an advocate for the protection of endangered species, and through Wild Kingdom he gave many Americans their first exposure to the conservation movement. Perkins also helped establish The Wild Canid Survival and Research Center (WCSRC) near St. Louis in 1971. This work has some connection to the San Digo Zoo as their is a note labeled "San Diego Zoo" on the back of the door in the image area.,Framed, but unexamined out of the frame.
Dimensions: 16 by 20 in. (40.4 x 51 cm.), ,