(Burke, Dr. Edgar). PORTRAIT OF A RACING PIGEON (A.U. 34-Ideal-5809) by Dr. Edgar Burke. Oil on board, 1935. About 6 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches. Signed and titled, with a printed diploma identifying the bird and with information about its performance. Very well executed bird portraits, and part of a small group of similar works by Burke recording accomplishments by champions in the popular American sport of pigeon racing during the 1930s (my Dealer numbers 5747-52 ). Excellent condition, framed.