09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00PMCalender
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David Omar White (American, 1927-2009) Lot of 102 The White Rabbit Political Cartoon Strips

 
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

David Omar White (American, 1927-2009)

Lot of 102 The White Rabbit Political Cartoon Strips, c. 1974-84
Most identified, signed, and dated "...© Omar..." within the composition.
Ink on wove or drafting paper, sheet sizes to 5 3/4 x 6 3/4 in., unframed, within a presentation case.
Condition: Minor smudges.

N.B. White created The White Rabbit for Boston's alternative publications from 1968 to 1992, and it was described by his longtime companion as "a one-character strip about a rabbit who lived on the White House lawn and commented on the antics of its tenants." (1). White was also an illustrator for the Somerville Journal and exhibited at the Genovese-Sullivan Gallery in Boston.

(1) "David Omar White; created murals, alternative comic strip; at 82." Boston Globe, July 17, 2009. pg. B.13.



Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

David Omar White, White House, Genovese-Sullivan Gallery, Boston Globe