Dec 14, 2023 - Sale 2656

Sale 2656 - Lot 86

Price Realized: $ 1,170
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
"Victory, - for the moment." Political cartoon, 1884. Pen and ink on board. 241x210 mm; 9 1/2x8 1/4inches. Signed "Th: Nast" in lower right image.

A quotation from a statement by Grover Cleveland on civil service reform in the center of the cartoon, with large figures of Cleveland and the symbolic figure of Columbia looking down on him.

Source: Sotheby's auction catalog, New York, April 26, 1983.