Satire of Healthcare: Streptomagma…

Satire of Healthcare: Streptomagma…
Title
Satire of Healthcare: Streptomagma…
Date 
1958
Medium 
Black ink, gray wash, and orange and green pastel on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 10 in. ( 31.8 x 25.4 cm )
Description 
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).
Credit Line 
Bequest of Oscar Fabres through the estate of Francine Salmon
Object Number 
2000.822
Marks 
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"
Inscriptions 
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"
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