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Lot 1882

Hokinson, Helen E. (Lot II). Lot of 2 cartoons for The New Yorker Magazine. Both illustrations are ink on paper and backstamped with New Yorker Magazine's copyright, specifics are as follows:
Illustration A: Size: 17½ x 14". A signed illustration (with a thoroughly erased caption) featuring two club women, one of them with three Scottish terriers. Recto bottom left corner has "1021" penciled in red, there is some toning overall, minor soil, three small tears at the bottom edge.Verso has several stamped and penciled production notes and the original parchment protective cover is present, stamped "February 10, 1940". Good condition.
Illustration B: Size: 15 x 18". Signed illustration featuring a woman in a wine shop, caption (written on protective cover sheet which is no longer attached) reads "Now let me see -- Champagne goes about three inches to the right of the knife, doesn't it?" Recto shows minor soil and toning at edges, one correction (presumably by the artist), a red pencil "348" and a few random pencil marks at the margins. Verso has adhesive residue and assorted pencil and stamped production notes. Protective cover date stamped "December 26, 1942". Very good condition.
Estimated Value $400 - 500.

Realized $242

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