RICHARD NIXON EDITORIAL CARTOON ORIGINAL ART BY PAT OLIPHANT.
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Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:00:00 PM (20 Minute Clock Begins At Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:00:00 PM)
11.5x17-5/8" Duo-Tone chemical-shading board features pen and ink/inkwash original art by noted cartoonist Pat Oliphant, whose career spanned more than 60 years. His body of work as a whole focused mostly on politics, culture and corruption; he is particularly known for his caricatures of American presidents and other powerful leaders. Over the course of his long career, Oliphant produced thousands of daily editorial cartoons. July 1, 1971 cartoon features President Richard Nixon seated at "Nixon Employment Service," facing a long of the unemployed w/unemployed hippie asking Nixon "How Would You Like To Join The Ranks Of The Unemployed?" (paste-over caption at bottom). Upper right has hand-lettered "Long Angeles Times Syndicate" and "Denver Post" 1971 copyrights and Oliphant's distinct signature. Duo-Tone shows expected age. Back has aged strip of masking tape along top edge and scattered surface paper lift, not affecting art. Art o/w remains clean and Exc.
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