Dec 15, 2022 - Sale 2625

Sale 2625 - Lot 250

Price Realized: $ 1,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750


Quarantined (pantomime cartoon).

Daily cartoon for The New Yorker, published April 10, 2020. Pen, ink and wash on paper. 223x273 mm; 8 3/4x10 3/4 inches, sheet. Signed "Shanahan" in lower right image.

Provenance: Estate of the artist.

Among the last New Yorker cartoons by the late Shanahan, who died during the second year of the Coronovirus pandemic. Here, he captures the desperation of a couple and their pets during quarantine, anxiously waiting to escape their apartment for their daily walk.