Famous paintings as some comic strip artists might do them
Frederic "Feg" Murray was born May 15, 1894 in San Francisco, attended Palo Alto High School, graduated from Stanford as a graphics art major in 1916 and won a Hurdles bronze medal at the 1920 Olympics in Antwerp. In the early 1920s, he was a Los Angeles Times
cartoonist, relocating to New York where he was a sports cartoonist with the New York Sun
for seven years. In the early 1930s, he contributed to Street & Smith’s Sport Story Magazine. He drew True Stories about Stamps but is best known for his celebrity cartoon panel, Seein' Stars, syndicated by King Features to newspapers from 1941 to 1953. He also was a radio host who was heard on The Baker's Broadcast. His c. 1925 parody of paintings seen below appeared with the caption Famous paintings as some comic strip artists might do them. Murray died in Carmel Valley, California in 1973.
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