Mar 21, 2017 - Sale 2440

Sale 2440 - Lot 236

Price Realized: $ 406
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
"It's anybody's ball game." Story illustration for an article of the same name by Joe Garagiola for Reader's Digest magazine featuring portraits of Joe Garagiola, Richie Ashburn, and Pete Rose, published May 1988. Pen, ink, and gouache on board. 216x451 mm; 8 1/2x17 3/4 inches. Signed "Just" in far right image. Adhesive residue on verso, board slightly bowed. Accompanied by pages 215-218 of the article.

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Just (1925-2005) was an American illustrator and cartoonist who began his studies at Pratt then later at the Arts Students League in New York. His works steadily appeared in The National Review, the New York Times, Esquire, Reader's Digest, and National Geographic. In addition to illustrating books for humorists Erma Bombeck and Steve Allen, his works were celebrated with nine one-man shows during his lifetime.