Dec 16, 2021 - Sale 2592

Sale 2592 - Lot 206

Price Realized: $ 875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
BILL WARD (1919-1998)
"Golly, Mr. Gotrocks, you were right! A picture of Ben Franklin is worth a thousand words!" Cartoon published in Fun House Comedy magazine, July 1967, with Humorama stamp on verso. Graphite, crayon, and gouache on paper. 598x428 mm; 23 1/2x17 inches. Signed "Ward" in left lower image. Captioned in ink along bottom edge of 24 1/2x17-inch mount on which it is loosely cellotaped.

Provenance: Bess Cutler Gallery; Private collection, New York.