Dec 14, 2023 - Sale 2656

Sale 2656 - Lot 6

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
"Sutton Place/59th Street Bridge." Advertisement illustration for Ruppert Beer, c. 1960. 533x686 mm; 21x27 inches. Casein on board. Signed "Dick Stone" in bottom right image.

From the vantage point of a townhouse on the East Side of Manhattan (a.k.a. Sutton Place), party-goers enjoy Ruppert beer at a rooftop affair. The Queensboro Bridge spans the East River behind them. Stone designed the piece using flat patterns of color and minimally delineated line drawing.