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The Executive Ego." Collection of finished drawings and sketches for Fortune magazine
- Together 35 original drawings, various sizes, n.p., [1953]. A set of original satirical drawings of modern office life by Steig, published to accompany an article in the January 1954 issue of Fortune magazine, "How Hard Do Executives Work?" by William H. Whyte Jr. The drawings show business executives attached to and compelled into motion by a series of absurd technological contraptions, with captions excerpted from the article. The collection includes finished and published ink drawings; unpublished variations in ink; and pencil sketches; viz: A series of 8 original ink drawings, 8 x 7.5 to 7 x 13 inches, with captions excerpted from the article in the margins and differing from those in the published version, editorial dockets, comprising 8 of the 9 drawings published with the article. A series of 5 original ink drawings, 5 x 4 to 10 x 7.5 inches, being variants and unused drawings for the above, several with captions. A series of 22 original pencil sketches by Steig, approximately 5.5 x 8.5 inches, being preliminary studies for the above, several with captions. Some minor soiling, generally near fine Together 35 original drawings, various sizes, n.p., [1953] [Attributes: Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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