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Sale 2423 Lot 2
ERNEST HAMLIN BAKER.
"Insurance." Proposed cover for and commissioned by Time magazine featuring Nixon as President following the uncertainty of the office after Dwight D. Eisenhower's heart attack in 1952; Eisenhower recovered and the image was never published. Gouache on board. 292x210 mm; 11 1/2x8 1/4 inches, on 16x12 1/2-inch board. Signed in lower image, captioned, "NIXON -- ('Insurance' cover) -- in case 'Ike' were to die in office" on cover sheet. Registration marks in margins.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000