chicago sunday tribune

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Lyonel Feininger, born today in 1871, was master of the Bauhaus’ printmaking workshop and a comics pioneer. Here, Wee Willie Winkie throws a stone into a puddle to turn its “sour-looking face” into a smile. Notice the tall black cats in the margins. 

[Lyonel Feininger. “Wee Willie Winkie’s World from The Chicago Sunday Tribune.” September 2, 1906.]