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SAXON, CHARLES. 1920-1988.
Group of 7 preliminary and 6 finished illustrations in Conté crayon on paper, . Preliminaries 225 x 300 mm, finished drawings 265 x 340 mm, all mounted on illustration board, finished illustrations signed ("Saxon"). Accompanied by 2 annual reports and a sheet of printed captions. Generally fine, occasional toning, smudges and adhesive residue. Charles Saxon's rubberstamp to rectos of preliminaries and versos of finished illustrations.
Illustrations by the New Yorker cartoonist for the California Casualty Group 1980 Annual Report. Gags revealing the foibles of businessmen were a specialty of Saxon's, who received the National Cartoonist Society Advertising Award in 1977 and a Reuben Award in 1980.