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Price Realized: $5,750 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2511 Lot 138
Riveting Soap Opera. Illustration for TV Guide, published May 10, 1986. Watercolor and ink with collage on paper. 140x10 mm; 5 1/2x5 1/4 inches, on 6 3/4x6 1/4-inch sheet. Signed in pencil, lower right margin. Cornered to archival matte and framed to 13 1/2x12 1/2 inches. Provenance: Gotham Book Mart to present owner.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000
A somewhat autobiographical image as Gorey was admittedly a great fan of television, especially low-brow dramas and soaps. The voice bubble is a collaged piece, indicating that he reworked the wording until it suited him.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $5,750