Satire of Dieting

Satire of Dieting
Title
Satire of Dieting
Date 
1958
Medium 
Black ink on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 10 in. ( 31.8 x 25.4 cm )
Description 
Cartoon: Six numbered and framed vignettes with a buxom woman visiting a doctor who gives her a prescription, presumably for dieting, and she goes to a restaurant where she eats "a little bit of everything."
Credit Line 
Bequest of Oscar Fabres through the estate of Francine Salmon
Object Number 
2000.824
Marks 
black ink: upper right: "Wyeth/ juin/ 58" black ink: right center: "a little bit of every/ thing. I am on a diet." black ink: lower center: "un poquito de cada cosa. el doctor me/ ha puesto a regimen". black ink: each vignette numbered: "1-6"
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at upper right in black ink: "Wyeth / Juin / 58"; at lower left inside image: "A little bit of every / thing. I am on a diet."; below outside image: " un poquito de / cada cosa. [crossed out] / el doctor me / la puesta a / regimen"
Gallery Label 
Oscar Fabres (1894-1959) was a Chilean artist and illustrator who lived in New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group