Jun 04, 2019 - Sale 2511

Sale 2511 - Lot 157

Price Realized: $ 780
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Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
ALLAN NEUWIRTH.
New York City. Two-page illustration for "Where in America is Carmen Sandiego?" by John Peel (New York: Western Publishing Company, 1992). Graphite on paper, with marker and white gouache. 413x686 mm; 16 1/4x27 inches, on 19 3/4x29-inch sheet. Signed twice, with book title captioned in lower right margin. Accompanied by a copy of the book.

Additional Details

In addition to Carmen and her gang of thieves, the crowd contains such notable New Yorkers of the early 1990s as Katharine Hepburn, Woody Allen, Neil Simon, Liza Minnelli, then-Mayor David Dinkins, and the artist's pet Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier, Mookie, who appears in every drawing in the book.