Physical Details: Slide : 1 item : col. ; 5 x 5 cm.
Creator: unidentified photographer
Description: Painting completed 1899, by Joseph Jones, Jr. (pseudonym: Deserving Wiles). Photographer unknown, date based on quality of slide.
Shows a woman screaming at a rat on top of her mirror. Frame is embellished with rat motif.
Painting is a parody of Irving R. Wiles' A yellow rose (a small reproduction of which is tucked inside the lower left corner of the frame of the parody).
Date and artists' real name derived from Parodies of the American Masters: Rediscovering the Society of American Fakirs, 1891-1914 (New York: Museums at Stony Brook?; Art Students League, 1993).
Forms part of: Ronald G. Pisano papers, circa 1972-2008
Rights Statement: U.S. public domain
Citation: Reproduction of Deserving Wiles' painting A yell arose, 197-? / unidentified photographer. Ronald G. Pisano papers, circa 1972-2008. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 15596
- Society of American Fakirs