Jan 23, 2014 - Sale 2337

Sale 2337 - Lot 141

Price Realized: $ 2,048
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
American City scene. Gouache on board, 391x290 mm; 15 1/2x11 3/8 inches, sheet (image ruled in pencil to 12x8 1/2 inches), a pastiche of American themes including waving flags , chorus girls, skyscrapers, an eagle holding a dollar coin, gangsters, a dancing hobo, and a giddy beer stein-wielding man. Verso blank, archivally matted with corner slots, framed. Circa 1930.

Additional Details

Though Laborde is best known for his satirical and humorous city views of Paris, he traveled to major international cities in the 1930s and may have done this brightly colored, amusing work, believed to be unpublished, while in New York.