Original hand drawn 1964 political cartoon by former artist hugh haynie featuring lynden johnson & barry goldwater is personalized dated & signed

Oct 31, 2020. 20:15 UTC
Original Hand Drawn 1964 Political Cartoon by former artist Hugh Haynie Featuring Lynden Johnson & Barry Goldwater is Personalized Dated & Signed
Bryan
United States of America

Category
Pop art

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Yes
Description

Piece shown is an actual one-of-a-kind actual drawing by former long time political cartoonist Hugh Haynie. Cartoon was actually drawn on Nov 3, 1964 which was election night for the presidential race between Lyndon Johnson and Barry Goldwater. The cartoon depicts the two candidates as being the popular "Tortoise & Hare" in a race. The drawing appears to have been done specifically as a gift to a "Ned and Bill" as this is for whom the artist dedicated it to as shown in the photo. The piece has been professionally framed and is behind glass. The frame itself measures 19 inches by 17 inches. Hugh Haynie Signed and dated the drawing as shown.

Provenance

Acquired from the former estate of a collector and historian. This gentleman's grandfather was a former politician, and at one point served as the Lieutenant Governor for the state of Tennessee during the mid 1960's, which as shown, was when this drawing was done and signed. So this item was acquired and owned by him originally, then given to his grandson.

Answered within 1 day
Nov 02, 10:38 UTC
By George

Fair Market Value

$2,000 - $4,000 USD

Insurance Value

$6,000 USD
What does this mean?

Dear Bryan,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.

The presented object appears to be a drawing on paper with the measurements of 19 x 17 inches. The drawing is a political cartoon made by the cartoonist Hugh Smith HAYNIE (1927). The cartoon depicts the presidential race between Lyndon Johnson and Barry Goldwater and is dated 1964.
Works by this artist were recently offered and remained unsold on the international auction market.
This piece is in good condition and there is no serious damage visible in the images provided.
A fair market estimation would be between 2.000 to 4.000 USD.
This estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.

With kind regards,
Georg

Bryan smith Nov 02, 13:27 UTC

Hello and thank you so much for the quick response and appraisal. I do not plan on keeping this item, and was wondering if you could recommend an auction house to use for it, or perhaps another means of locating a potential collector or buyer. Thank you.

George Nov 03, 14:39 UTC

Dear Bryan,

thank you for your message. I recommend an auction house close to a big city like New York to reach out to the right buyers. Ro Gallery in Long Island City had some drawings of this artist in 2011 offered in an auction.

With kind regards,
Georg

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