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    Sale 12034

    Christie's Interiors

    16 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 416

    Saul Steinberg (Râmnicu Sarat 1914-1999 New York)

    Railway at Night

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    Saul Steinberg (Râmnicu Sarat 1914-1999 New York)
    Railway at Night
    signed and dated 'Steinberg 1951' (lower right)
    pen and black ink and black wash with scratching out on card, unframed
    14 ½ x 23 in. (36.8 x 58.4 cm.)


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    The theme of trains and railway stations were recurring themes in Steinberg's ouevre during the late 1940s and early 1950s the period to which this work dates.

    Literature

    S .Steinberg, The Passport, New York, 1954, un-paginated.