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Saul Steinberg (American, 1914-1999) Afrika BRRR Russia

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
381
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$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

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.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

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/



The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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