Lot 193 View Catalog
Larry Reynolds, 3 illustrations for Collier's, "I'm afraid you'll have to sleep on your side for awhile, Mac. I can't work wit that snorin'" (Collier's paper verso, received March 21, 1946, Issue date: April 27th) , "Well, d'ya like it (or not?). We can't spend all night pickin' out a getaway car!" (4 additional graphite character portraits verso, along with stamp by Collier's, received Mar. 23, 1950, issue date: April 29), "Phsst, sllig! Guess who lives here?" (label verso with title, delivery date of Mar. 26, 1952, and issue date: May 17), art area: 9.5 x 8.5, all signed, ink/ink wash/graphite on cardboard, Facts: Larry Reynolds (born 1912) American cartoonist. He sold his first cartoon to Collierís in 1932 and appeared in the "New Yorker", the "Saturday Evening Post" and the New York daily "PM". He created his famous weekly panel 'Butch' for "Look magazine". Butch was a burly but lovable burglar who made a mockery of the profession of robbery. Butch was the most enduring character, lasting until 1971 when "Look" ceased publication. He is still working today as a freelance illustrator.