Art: Droit de Suite

¶George H. Kay, 68-year-old landscape artist, blew out his brains in Cheyenne Wells, Col. fortnight ago. No U. S. artist ever sold so many pictures. A rapid draughtsman, he painted the same scene over & over again. In Kansas City a department store sold 6,000 original Kays by advertising OIL PAINTINGS BARGAIN PRICE $2.98. Before he died he left a note: "Cremate my body and scatter the ashes to the four winds of heaven. Everything is gone. I have 15¢ left." ¶Robert Spencer, able portraitist, 1928 judge of the Carnegie Institute...

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