Monday, November 30, 2015

"Dogs playing Poker" painting sells for record price

The famous picture "Dogs Playing Poker" just sold for $658,000 at auction.


The art market is, err, ruff.

Hat tip: Chris Lynch.

6 comments:

Tacitus2 said...

The artist responsible for the Dogs Playing Poker series was one Cassius Marcellus Coolidge. He also invented a technology still in use today....silly pictures you put yourself into by sticking your head through a hole and becoming, well, whatevers. So C.M. Coolidge kind of did invent the Selfie.

An underappreciated genius in my humble opinion.

Tacitus

ASM826 said...

I feel hounded by these doggone puns.

Aaron said...

Yet another comment thread that has already gone to the dogs....

Old NFO said...

Wowzer...

SiGraybeard said...

Wait... This isn't The Onion? You mean someone really paid 2/3 of a million for that?

Jerry The Geek said...

Damn! I didn't know it was up for auction!

I would have paid an easy $20 ... maybe thirty ... for this oft-reproduced piece of art!