Cassius Marcellus Coolidge (September 18, 1844 – January 24, was an American artist, mainly known for his series of paintings Dogs Playing Poker. " Play It Close to the Muzzle and Paws on the Table," New York Times (December.
Thanks to Dogs Playing Poker, painter Cassius Marcellus Coolidge Who could blame them for slipping helpful cards under the table with.
Coolidge painted 16 dog canvases for Brown & Bigelow, nine with a poker theme. It turned out that placing dogs around a green felt poker table.