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GEORGE LICHTY - INSCRIBED ORIGINAL ART SIGNED CIRCA 1937 - HFSID 29867

Original ink drawing in his cartoon style, inscribed and signed Inscribed original art signed: "Intimate moment/of a cartoonist's/life as reaveled/for Miss/C. Becker/Lichty/*I know/revealed is misspelled/but that's my/prerogative.", 6x4¼ album leaf.

Price: $320.00

Condition: Lightly soiled, otherwise fine condition Add to watchlist:
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GEORGE LICHTY
Original ink drawing in his cartoon style, inscribed and signed
Inscribed original art signed: "Intimate moment/of a cartoonist's/life as reaveled/for Miss/C. Becker/Lichty/*I know/revealed is misspelled/but that's my/prerogative.", 6x4¼ album leaf. His ink drawing of a man napping with an idea light bulb showing above his head. Dated on verso (unknown hand): Nov. 8 - 37." George Lichty (b. Lichtenstein, 1905-1983) began as a newspaper sports artist. In 1932 he began drawing his syndicated cartoon, Grin and Bear It, which would win the Newspaper Panel Cartoon Award four times (1956, 1960, 1962 and 1964). Two Grin and Bear It books were published, as was a collection of his cartoons lampooning Soviet bureaucracy, Is Party Line, Comrade (1965). File holes at left margin. Lightly soiled. Vertical crease, not near signature. Ink date (unknown hand) on verso (no show-through). Otherwise, fine condition.

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