Jul 16, 2020 - Sale 2541

Sale 2541 - Lot 142

Price Realized: $ 469
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
"Pigtorial." Illustration commissioned by International Polygonics, Ltd. for a jigsaw puzzle, 1993 (possibly unrealized). Graphite, India ink, and markers on Bristol board paper. 545x680 mm; 21 1/2x26 3/4 inches. Signed "Zann"and dated 1993 in lower right image.

Zann (1943 - ) is a New York-based artist whose career spans five decades and reaches far and wide across New York's pop and culture scene. Recognized as one of the most innovative and prolific cartoonists and illustrators of his generation, Zann's work has appeared in magazines such as Newsweek, Esquire, Fortune; daily newspapers such as The New York Times; and in comics and on mystery covers. His celebrity caricatures have been featured in ads for ABC, MTV, CBS and NBC networks, as well as for HBO. In the early 1970s, the Disney Corporation endorsed Zann to draw Disney characters, all personally approved by Roy Disney. His work has been exhibited around the world including at London's Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Textile Museum in the Netherlands.