Lot 30: CARTER, CHARLES. Carter The Great.
February 4, 2017
Chicago, IL, USALive Auction
Description: [Cleveland or San Francisco]: Madeleine Brown, 1927. Original black-and-white illustration for what would become one of Carters spectacular billboard-size stone lithographs printed by the Otis Lithograph Co. of Cleveland. A half-length portrait of Carter appears at right, intermixed with devils, ducks, skeletons, and other trappings of the magicians trade. Signed by the artist. 22 ½ x 17 7/8". Margins over-colored. A-.