William “Bil” Britton Baird (1904-1987) [RA 1982-1987, HA 1987] : Marionette Thimble from “Whistling Wizard” [TV show], ca.1951.

SAL record control number: 113120 ;

Record level: Item ;

Record type: Movable work ;


Work title: Marionette Thimble from “Whistling Wizard” [TV show]  [from the curator] ;

Alternate work titles:
2021 : Marionette Thimble from “Whistling Wizard” [TV show]  [from the curator] ;

Work date: ca.1951;

Work creator: William Britton “Bil” Baird (1904-1987) ;

Work medium: Painted wood and cotton clothing ;
Work dimensions: ? x ? inches ;

Inscribed / signed front: [none] ;

Verso: [none] ;

SAL category: Sculpture ;
SAL sub-category: Puppet ;

Archives of American Art subjects:
Art―Private collections―New York (State)
Art―Private collections―New York (State)―Salmagundi
Sculpture — Puppet

Description of work:
JP a small boy who finds the entrance to an enchanted “The Land of Beyond” ruled by Dooley (the “Whistling Wizard”).

after ca.1951 Private collection of David and Margaret Sullivan, New York, NY, by descent ;
after ca.1951 Private collection of Frank Sullivan (?-?), New York, NY, former co-artistic director of Bil Baird ;
ca.1951 William Britton “Bil” Baird (1904-1987), the artist .

Exhibition history:
2021-2022 SCNY Bil Baird and Olga Felgemacher : a narrative legacy November 25 – January 30.  [on loan] ;

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March 31, 2021

Last updated: November 29, 2021 at 22:21 pm