Mar 21, 2017 - Sale 2440

Sale 2440 - Lot 233

Price Realized: $ 520
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
Group of 4 cartoons treating issues relating to New York City including taxation, voting, youth. Published in The New York Journal (later Journal-American) in the 1940s and 1950s. Graphite, chalk, wash, and ink on paper. Images measure 216x235 mm; 8 1/2x9 1/4 inches, on sheets measuring roughly 11x12 inches. All signed and captioned on rectos.

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"No Easy Solution" (on teen crime rate) "But What About Bathing Beaches and Country Clubs?" (on pleasing Westchester County) "Let `Em Eat Horse Meat!" (on New Deal O.P.A.--Office of Price Administration) "Do You Mean to Say You Actually Have a VOTE In Your Gov't-But You're Not Going to Bother to USE It?!" (on citizens' complacency).