The Sam Norkin Collection of Illustration
May 20th and May
Exhib. Tues.-Thurs. May 16th-18th
11am-4pm.; Fri. May 19th 11am-3pm;
and Days of Sale 10am.
179 Temple Hill Road, New Windsor, New York 12553
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The lifetime body of work of Sam Norkin, American illustrator and caricaturist,
the “other Hirschfeld.” Exhibited at the Lincoln Center Performing Arts Library with a 200-work retrospective
entitled “Theatre Ink,” Norkin’s great artistic skills are apparent in this 2000-lot auction. It encompasses
all of his drawings of theatre, opera, ballet, jazz, and pop music as well as celebrities of film, television, and politics.
A listed artist, Sam Norkin’s imaginative drawings first appeared in the pages of the New York Herald Tribune in 1940.
About 4000 assignments followed in papers like the New York Daily News, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Washington Post and
the Boston Globe.
Terms: Cash, Traveler’s Checks, Visa, M/C, PayPal, Checks if known to us with the understanding that merchandise
may be held until checks clear. We charge a 25% buyer’s premium for online bidders. Complimentary food. Comfortable
facility with convenient parking. Auctioneers: John W. Paul and Joanne C. Grant.