SAUL STEINBERG (1914-1999)
SAUL STEINBERG (1914-1999)
SAUL STEINBERG (1914-1999)
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SAUL STEINBERG (1914-1999)


SAUL STEINBERG (1914-1999)
signed and dated 'STEINBERG 1974' (right edge)
ink, colored pencil, and paper collage on paper
15 1/8 x 20 in. (38.4 x 50.8 cm.)
Executed in 1974
Estate of the artist.
Saul Steinberg Foundation, New York (acquired from the above).
Pace Gallery, New York (acquired from the above).
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 2015.
R. Caro, "Annals of Politics: The Power Broker I - the Best Drafter in Albany," in The New Yorker, 22 July 1974, vol. 50, no. 22 (illustrated in color, p. 32).
J. Smith, Saul Steinberg: Illuminations, New Haven and London, 2006, p. 65 (illustrated in color, fig. 68).
I. Topliss, "Introduction," in Saul Steinberg, Paris, 2008, p. 72.
Saul Steinberg: The Americans, exh. cat., Museum Ludwig Cologne, 2013, p. 173 (illustrated in color, fig. 8).
Miami, Museum of Contemporary Art, North, American Short Stories: Saul Steinberg/Raymond Pettibon, September-November 2003.
New York, PaceWildenstein, Steinberg at The New Yorker, February-March 2005.
Museum of the City of New York, A City on Paper: Saul Steinberg’s New York, December 2006-March 2007.
New York, Pace Gallery and Pace/MacGill, Saul Steinberg: 100th Anniversary Exhibition, September-November 2014, p. 60.
Special notice
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Further details
This drawing appeared in The New Yorker in July 1974, accompanying the first excerpt of Robert Caro’s book The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York.

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