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Barton, Ralph

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Price: $ 700.00

Description: Newspaper managing editor and city editor.

Comment: Barton's humorous work for a variety of national magazines has a loyal following. This is a great commentary on the state of journalism in our country. I guess that the more things change, the more they stay the same, at least once Spring Training opens.

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Artist Ralph Barton (1891-1931)
Caption “Where The News Is -- Managing Editor - 'Why aren't we getting better photographs from Mexico? Haven't we a man down there?' 'City Editor - 'No, sir. Baseball season's opened, so we sent him over to Texas to the training camps.'"
Condition Board and some areas of gouache somewhat discolored. Repaired tear in upper right barely reaching the image's black border, not framed. Handwritten caption is on a separate piece of board which is split as shown in the detail photo.
Medium Pen and ink, watercolor en grisaille
Publication Information Collier's magazine gag cartoon, ca. 1925.
Signature signed lower left.
Size 15.75 x 10”

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