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  • "The frightening thought that what you draw may become a building makes for reasoned lines."
    —Saul Steinberg

    Saul Steinberg, cover of The New Yorker, December 5, 1964 © The Saul Steinberg Foundation /Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
    Saul Steinberg, cover of The New Yorker, December 5, 1964 © The Saul Steinberg Foundation /Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Cover reprinted with permission of The New Yorker magazine. All rights reserved.

     

    • Provenance

      Betty Parsons Gallery, New York
      Private Collection
      Thence by descent to the present owner

    • Exhibited

      Portland, OR, Yale Union, Steinberg, Saul. The New Yorker. New York, 1945–2000, June 16–August 10, 2012 (printed cover exhibited)

    • Literature

      Joel Smith, Steinberg at The New Yorker, New York, 2005, pp. 127, 231 (printed cover illustrated)
      Saul Steinberg: Illuminations, exh. cat., The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 2006, pp. 158, 161 (printed cover illustrated)

Property of the A. Lawrence Groo Trust

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Cover of The New Yorker, December 5, 1964

signed "STEINBERG" lower right
colored pencil and ink on paper
23 x 14 1/2 in. (58.4 x 36.8 cm)
Executed in 1964.

Full Cataloguing

Estimate
$12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for $15,120

Contact Specialist

Avery Semjen
Head of Sale, New Now
212 940 1207
[email protected]

New Now

New York Auction 28 September 2022