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Book, U.S., New York, 1960, Aaron Sopher, a compilation of illustrations

American
1960
About the Piece

This book, written and illustrated by the artist himself, is a collection of illustrations that capture many types of human interactions, often humorous, which are the essence of Sopher's work.

Aaron Sopher was an American illustrator active in the early 20th century. His drawings, often based on direct observation, depict people and their interactions in many different venues, including city streets, exhibitions and events. He displayed a keen ability to capture the essence, often humorous, of a scene and translate it to paper.

Sopher's work appeared in prominent magazines and newspapers, including Harpers Magazine, The New Yorker, Wall Street Journal, The Johns Hopkins Magazine, Vanity Fair and Collier's among others.

His drawings and watercolors have been featured in exhibitions at the Maryland Institute College of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh, the San Francisco Museum of Art, the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C., the Denver Art Museum, the Library of Congress and the New York Public Library.

Source: Maryland Art Source

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