Dec 10, 2019 - Sale 2526

Sale 2526 - Lot 119

Price Realized: $ 1,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
"'Well, Mr. Isaacstein, I understand you've been taking dancing lessons. What do you like best about it?' 'Der balance forward.'" Illustration for LIFE magazine, published March 24, 1910. Also illustrated on page 47 of Fashion and Satire: The Drawings of Orson Byron Lowell and Charles Dana Gibson by Frederic A. Sharf and Jill Carey (Boston: Jean S. & Frederic A. Sharf collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2016). Ink with graphite and gouache on paper. 525x620 mm; 20 1/2x24 1/4 inches (sight size), on 23x27 1/4-inch paper. Signed "Orson Lowell" in lower right image. Some toning with minor foxing and vertical crease down center of paper. Tipped to window matte and framed.