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The Wonderful World of Completely Random Facts — Issue 45

The Origin of a Classic Painting

The famous Dogs Playing Poker paintings were designed for the Brown & Bigelow Co. in 1903 by artist C.M. Coolidge to advertise the company’s cigars. Coolidge completed 16 paintings in the series, and nine of the paintings had dogs playing poker. The other paintings had dogs participating in ballroom dancing and…

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