MORT WALKER (1923-2018) Group of three illustrations. "Beetle Bailey" comic strip dated June 30, 1974, signed by Walker and with King Features Syndicate pastedown in final panel. 300x425 mm; 11 3/4x16 3/4 inches * Portrait drawing of Beetle. Marker on paper. 14x11-inch sheet. Inscribed and signed "To Tina with Love / Mort Walker." * Color cartoon of Sarge and the troop singing Happy Birthday to Bill Brown. Ink and watercolor. 8 1/2x11-inch sheet. Inscribed "Many Happy Returns! Jean and Mort." All warmly inscribed to Bill and Tina Tippit, good friends and fellow members of the Westport, Ct. artist circle.
Provenance: Estate of William F. Brown and Tina Tippit Brown.