Satire of Healthcare: Streptomagma…
Black ink, gray wash, and orange and green pastel on paper
Overall: 12 1/2 x 10 in. ( 31.8 x 25.4 cm )
Cartoon: satire of healthcare and the body's immune system fighting disease. Images of men fighting germs and repairing body parts with central rectangular window containing a detail of three men repairing a leaking vein or artery. Two additional pages of notes on yellow legal paper (b, c).
Bequest of Oscar Fabres through the estate of Francine Salmon
black ink: upper right: "Wyeth/ Sept/ 58"
black ink: upper right, left of previous: "Cover/ 8 1/2 x 11/ 2 colors/ black/ orange/ black/ green./ degradé"
black ink: upper right, below previous: "STREPTOMAGMA/ noir et/ orange/ AMEBAMAGMA/ noir et vert olive"
black ink: center: "detailing card/ 5 x 8"
Inscribed at upper right in black ink: "Wyeth / Sept / 58"; "Cover. / 8 1/2 x 11 / 2 colors / black / orange / black / green. / degradé"; to right: "STREPTOMAGMA / noir et / orange / AMEBAMAGMA / noir et vert olive"; at center: "detailing card / 5 x 8"
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