Arthur Szyk (American, 1894-1951) U.S. Rubber Co. War Production /A Political Cartoon of the Axis Alliance
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- American & European Works of Art - 2609B
- Date / Time :
- September 07, 2012 12:00PM
Arthur Szyk (American, 1894-1951)
U.S. Rubber Co. War Production/A Political Cartoon of the Axis Alliance
Signed and dated "ARTHUR SZYK N.Y. '42" u.l., inscribed "...Beauty..." on the
Mixed media (ink, gouache, graphite, and paper) on illustration board, sheet size 9 3/4 x 12 5/16 in. (24.8 x 31.3 cm), unframed.
Condition: Craquelure, rubber cement residue and masking tape with tissue to the reverse.
Fine craquelure to gouache, very minor paint loss to Mussolini's hand below signature less than 1/16 x 1/16 in., naturalistic hand holding eraser is rendered in graphite--it is paper-collaged and glued on top of a hand rendered in ink; no additional condition issues to report.