Dec 16, 2021 - Sale 2592

Sale 2592 - Lot 217

Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
"Annie Warbucks." Illustration announcing the preview for the musical of the same title for the "Goings on About Town" section of The New Yorker, published August 2, 1993, with their copyright label on verso. Acrylic, graphite, and collage on paper. 165x185 mm; 6 1/2x7 1/4 inches, on 10x11-inch sheet. Initialed "D." in lower right image, with artist's stamp on verso. Not dated.

"Annie Warbucks," which played at Variety Arts in New York City, is the sequel to the famed production "Annie."

Blair Drawson's editorial illustrations have been published in leading magazines including, The New Yorker, Time, Esquire, and Rolling Stone. In addition to his editorial work, Drawson was commissioned by Canada Post to create designs for postage stamps, and has produced children's books, erotica, poems, and fine art paintings. Though he has moved away from commercial illustration, Drawson now devotes his time to expressing his personal artistic vision in his Toronto studio.