Cassius Marcellus Coolidge – inventor, writer, painter and artist extraordinaire – 1844 – 1934
He was born and lived in Antwerp and Philadelphia New York, then traveled and moved to Rochester, NY and then studied in NYC and moved to Brooklyn, eventually settling on Staten Island in his later years.
Cassius “Cash” Coolidge – Artist’s Fame is Fleeting, But Dog Poker is Forever – excellent reference and biography on the artist by Dan Barry, New York Times, June 14, 2002.
Self Portrait made for the Bank of Antwerp which he founded. Now in the library Antwerp, NY