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Perry Barlow

 (1892 - 1978)
Perry Barlow was active/lived in New York, Connecticut.  Perry Barlow is known for magazine cartoons, drawings.

Biography   Perry Barlow


Born 1892, McKinney, Texas. Died, Westport, Connecticut,  December 26,1977 Perry Barlow did work for the New Yorker magazine from 1926 -1974, with 1,574 drawings and 135 covers. 

According to Barlow's obit in The New York Times (Dec. 27, 1977) William Shawn called him "one of the gentlest and most humane of all comic artists...he was also one of our  three or four most prolific people."  In the same piece, James Geraghty  (The New Yorker's Art editor from 1939 thru 1973) said "he often tried to interest Mr. Barlow in publishing a book of his drawings 'but he was halfhearted about it.'" 

Mr. Barlow's wife, Dorothy Hope Smith,  played a role in his work:  she colored   ...  Displaying 750 of 934 characters.

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NEW YORKER COVER, APRIL 18, 1942
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