Saul Steinberg (American, 1914-1999) Afrika BRRR Russia
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- American & European Works of Art - 3203B
- Date / Time :
- January 25, 2019 10:00AM
Saul Steinberg (American, 1914-1999)
Afrika BRRR Russia
Signed "STEINBERG" l.r., titled within the composition.
Ink on paper, 14 1/2 x 13 3/8 in. (36.8 x 34.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Deckled upper and right edges, toning, soiling, pinholes to upper corners, dog-ear crease l.r., scattered handling creases, adhesive residue to the reverse, with additional pencil sketches on the reverse.
The toning appears darker near the edges. There is a horizontal stain near the upper edge along with scattered fox marks and smaller stains. There is rippling to the sheet. The small applied paper with text at upper right has become partially detached. There are tape remnants and adhesive residue at lower center on the reverse.
A more complete discussion of Steinberg's anti-Fascist works may be found on the Saul Steinberg Foundation website at: anti-Fascist works on our website: http://saulsteinbergfoundation.org/essay/world-war-ii/
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