71: Stunning Gaar Williams Chicago Tribune WWII Japan S
Title: Stunning Gaar Williams Chicago Tribune WWII Japan Strength in Wartime Uncle Sam Editorial Original Political Illustration Cartoon Newspaper Pen and Ink Drawing
Description: Stunning Gaar Williams Chicago Tribune WWII Japan Strength in Wartime Uncle Sam Editorial Original Political Illustration Cartoon Newspaper Pen and Ink Drawing Exhibited Junior Arts Club Michigan 1941. Williams is a well known listed Indiana artist. He attended the Art Institute of Chicago and worked for many years in the Midwest. There are two small pin holes and some minor scratches in the tree tops that may be a prooferís effect.Winning bidder will receive a Certificate of Authenticity with the drawing. (Please note that the original drawing is nicer than what the digital photograph shows).
Approx. Dimensions or Size: Please see images for included numeric size indications in inches.
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Estimated weight of package: 11 lbs. DIM Dimensional weight.
Package size: 26x26x2
See above, additionally: The state of preservation of these original illustration drawings that are on average over 65 years old is quite exceptional. Very, very few have any creases, tears or losses to the paper and the ink has remained uniformly vivid thanks to the familyís dry flat storage. Given that these were working drawings from which prints were made the expected edge annotations, highlightings, inscriptions, pasted labels, tack holes, staples, glue residues and scattered corrections can be found variously on the examples as illustrated in the photographs. These all add to the authenticity and immediacy of the Wartime newsroom and pressroom atmosphere, serving to reinforce the iconic status of these rare surviving testimonies to the political illustratorís art. In a few examples additional notations have been made in the description section of the catalogue text for significant damage, however the condition sensitive collector is encouraged to contact our sale expert for additional lot details in advance of the auction date.