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Cartoon Art, Large Archive of Signed Drawings, 1930s.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
448
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$2,583$2,100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Cartoon Art, Large Archive of Signed Drawings, 1930s.
Including nine original drawings depicting sports figures, all signed, some inscribed, notably, Thomas "Pap" Parocki's drawing of Joe DiMaggio, and others by Art Krenz, Jim Berryman, and Sprague; twelve original drawings for panel cartoon strips, signed; including a Little Orphan Annie, signed by Harold Gray, and others by Depew, Bill Holman, V.T. Hamlin (two Alley Oop strips), R.M. Brinkerhoff, and others; approximately forty-five other original camera-ready art for political cartoons, caricatures, portraits, large panel cartoon strips (full page), and illustrations, all signed, some inscribed; and some letters from illustrators; in various formats and states of condition, some chipped with loss, toning, tears, and other damage, should be seen.
In the mid-1930s, young cartoonist Neal Hathaway wrote to many of his favorite artists, who responded by sending along these original samples of their artwork, many inscribed to Hathaway. Approximately thirty examples of Hathaway's student work is also included in the lot.
Estimate $1,200-1,500


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Neal Hathaway, Thomas "Pap" Parocki, drawings depicting sports figures, Bill Holman , V, Harold Gray, Jim Berryman, Joe DiMaggio, young cartoonist

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