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Gosh!, Do I Look as Old as All That!
Gosh!, Do I Look as Old as all That! is from a special series of La Jolla Birdwoman paintings that Ted Geisel created in the early 1960s. This string of artworks is described in the November 1964 issue of McCall's Magazine delights Geisel, a bird watcher on the social scene, when he isolates the not-too-rare local species he calls the La Jolla Birdwoman as it functions in its native habitat of luncheons, parties, and charity balls. (p. 201)
Other celebrated La Jolla Birdwoman images include I'd Love to Go to the Party but I Absolutely Dead, Martini Bird, My Petunia Can Lick Your Geranium, Not Speaking, Sunbathing Bird, Client with Architect, Raising Money for the Arts and View from a Window of a Rented Beach Cottage.