Wyncie King

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Wyncie King (1884–1961 Athens) was an American illustrator, cartoonist, and caricaturist.


He was an illustrator for the Louisville Courier-Journal and the Louisville Herald. He married Hortense Flexner (1885–1973).

They moved to Philadelphia. He was a contributor to the Saturday Evening Post. She taught at Bryn Mawr, from 1926 to 1940, and at Sarah Lawrence College from 1942 to 1950.[1] They were friends of Susan Clay Sawitzky,[2] and Martha Gellhorn.[3]

His work is held at the Art Institute of Chicago.[4]

His watercolors are held at The Filson Historical Society.[5] His papers are held at the Archives of American Art.[6] Her papers are held at the University of Louisville.[7]

They are buried at the Sutton Island cemetery.[8][9]


  • Hortense Flexner, Chipper, Frederick A. Stokes, 1941
  • Hortense Flexner, Wishing Window, (1942)
  • Hortense Flexner, Puzzle Pond, (1948)


  1. ^ "Sarah Lawrence Magazine: The Value of Money". Slc.edu. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  2. ^ Lindsey Apple (1997). Cautious rebel: a biography of Susan Clay Sawitzky. Kent State University Press. ISBN 978-0-87338-579-4. 
  3. ^ Caroline Moorehead (2004). Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life. Macmillan. ISBN 978-0-8050-7696-7. 
  4. ^ "Wyncie King | The Art Institute of Chicago". Artic.edu. 2011-08-06. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  5. ^ "The Filson Newsmagazine - Volume 6, Number 2 - Wyncie King". Filsonhistorical.org. 1958-08-11. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  6. ^ Archives of American Art. "Summary of the Wyncie King papers, [ca. 1940-1950] | Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution". Aaa.si.edu. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  7. ^ "Hortense Flexner (King) Papers—University of Louisville". Louisville.edu. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  8. ^ "Maine Writers: Maine State Library". Maine.gov. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  9. ^ "The Cemetery on Sutton Island - Copyright © 2001 Bruce Komusin". Cranberryisles.com. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 

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