Gavels ‘N Paddles: Saul Steinberg collage, $20,000, Swann Auction

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Saul Steinberg collage, $20,000, Swann Auction

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by Ken Hall

A pen and ink drawing with collage by Saul Steinberg, titled Equivalent of 8 and first appearing in the Nov. 17, 1962 issue of The New Yorker magazine, sold for $20,000 at a sale of Illustration Art held Jan. 22 by Swann Auction Galleries in New York City. Also, two pen and ink drawings by Aubrey Beardsley, titled Young Tough and A Miser, brought $13,750 and $11,875, respectively; and a mixed media with acrylic, wash and watercolor on board from Susan Beatrice Pearce titled Dreamland (1913) made $13,125. Prices include a 25 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Saul Steinberg collage, $20,000, Swann Auction