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Americana and Paintings

April 8 - April 9, 2016

Lot #312
DepartmentPaintings
Sold For$5,000.00(hammer price)
 $6,000.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedApril 13, 2016

Description

SAUL STEINBERG
New York, 1914-1999

Staten Island ferry with New York City in the background. Signed lower right Steinberg". Stamped in red ink lower right margin "H4743 Apr '51 Holiday".
Note: According to the consignor, Steinberg accidentally spilled his bottle of ink on this illustration as he was working on it for a magazine in the 1950s. Steinberg was going to throw it away but the consignor, who was an editor at the magazine, asked to keep it instead.
Pen and ink on paper, sheet size 20.75" x 19". Unframed."

Condition

Tape marks around edges, light mat burn, spotting, white out at smoke stack and wake, ink along left edge as noted. Image area is approximately 15 x 17 3/8". Strathmore watermark lower left."

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