Satire of Dieting

Object Number: 
2000.824
Date: 
1958
Medium: 
Black ink on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 10 in. ( 31.8 x 25.4 cm )
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"
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."
Gallery Label: 
Oscar Fabres (1894-1959) was a Chilean artist and illustrator who lived in New York.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Oscar Fabres through the estate of Francine Salmon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group