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New York Harbor with Ferry boats and Victorian Houses - Holiday Magazine

Documentation Signed
Period 1950-1979
Materials India Ink, Pencil,
Dimensions
W. 15.75 in; H. 17.5 in;
W. 40.01 cm; H. 44.45 cm;
Condition Fair.
Creation Date 1951
Description Steinberg's Holiday Magazine Cover, " The North of Jersey " is similar to his famous New Yorker Cover "View of the World from 9th Avenue”. It highlights important details while condensing geographic space. The Staten Island Ferry is chock-a-block with commuters cars, people and pigeons. While the surrounding waters are filled with bustling boat traffic. The distant shoreline is dotted with beautiful victorian houses and a fairy tail like ferry terminal. It’s all done in Steinberg’s characteristic quick whimsical style and exudes the vibrant energy of New York City.
Sheet 19 x 19.75 - Image area approximately 16 x 17.5
Signed lower right Steinberg, India ink on Strathmore paper.
H4743 APR’ 51 HOLIDAY is stamped in the lower bottom right margin with the art director’s notations in pencil.
1/8 inch x 6 in horizontal Repair to ink stain in the upper left quadrant

Ink stain in lower quadrant bleed through. Some slight overall soiling and yellowing to the paper and matt burn on the extreme edges.
Whiteout at the immediate left of the smokestack and Whiteout at center bottom is organic and from the hand of the artist.
This was assignment art and the whiteout was and editing technique. The printed version does not show the whiteout because the printed was able to mask it prior to high contrast printing.
Styles / Movements Contemporary, Illustration, Modernism
Article References Holiday Magazine Colver
Incollect Reference Number 383556
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