December 5, 2022 12:00 EST

A Beautiful Reality: The Fine Art Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Rifkin

 
Lot 39
 

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Charles Martin (American, 1910-1995)
I Seem to be Eye to Eye with a Canada Goose (The New Yorker Cartoon)

Signed with Artist’s initials 'C.E.M' bottom right; also titled bottom center, pen and ink with ink wash on paper
Sight size: 20 1⁄2 x 16 in. (52.1 x 40.6cm)
Sheet size: 21 x 17 1/2 in. (53.3 x 44.5cm)
Executed in 1971.

Provenance

Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware.
Acquired directly from the above in 1984.
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold and Sandy Rifkin, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Sold for $882
Estimated at $1,000 - $1,500


 

Signed with Artist’s initials 'C.E.M' bottom right; also titled bottom center, pen and ink with ink wash on paper
Sight size: 20 1⁄2 x 16 in. (52.1 x 40.6cm)
Sheet size: 21 x 17 1/2 in. (53.3 x 44.5cm)
Executed in 1971.

Provenance

Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware.
Acquired directly from the above in 1984.
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold and Sandy Rifkin, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Note

The present work was featured in The New Yorker on May 8, 1971.

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