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Comiczeichner, Illustrator, b. 1884 - d. 1954

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        • George McManus - Bringing Up Father, 1945
          May. 10, 2024

          George McManus - Bringing Up Father, 1945

          Est: €500 - €900

          pencil, ink and Zipatone on thin cardboard Daily comic strip from 08/08/1945 for "Bringing Up Father". Elegant, refined, caricatural but at the same time splendid, McManus' style is still one of the most shining examples of comic art today. Signed and dated.

          Finarte
        • George McManus - Bringing Up Father, 1944
          Nov. 18, 2023

          George McManus - Bringing Up Father, 1944

          Est: €350 - €700

          pencil and ink on reremounted thin cardboard Daily comic strip from 05/26/1944 for "Bringing Up Father". Signed and dated.

          Finarte
        • George McManus - Bringing Up Father, 1920
          Nov. 18, 2023

          George McManus - Bringing Up Father, 1920

          Est: €2,200 - €4,000

          pencil, ink and watercolor on thin cardboard Sunday half comic strip from 10/24/1920 for "Bringing Up Father". made by George McManus and appearing for the first time on January 12, 1913, "Bringing Up Father" narrates the vicissitudes of the spouses Jiggs and Maggie, two Irish immigrants who suddenly, after a life spent one as a bricklayer and the other as a washerwoman, they become wealthy thanks to a lucky lottery win, it is the great American myth, that of the poor man who has the opportunity to get rich. In this context McManus triggers a whole series of situations, misadventures and gags that will make the fortune of the strip, which over time has become the cartoonish symbol of the eternal struggle between the sexes, but also a magnifying glass of the contradictions of society American. Elegant, refined, caricatural but at the same time splendid, McManus' style is still one of the most shining examples of comic art today. The watercolor coloring made by McManus himself on very few specimens is very rare. Small part missing in the upper left corner. Dated on the back.

          Finarte
        • George McManus (1884-1954) Portrait of "Jiggs" with Cigar
          Sep. 12, 2023

          George McManus (1884-1954) Portrait of "Jiggs" with Cigar

          Est: $100 - $300

          George McManus (American, 1884-1954) Portrait of "Jiggs" with Cigar, ink drawing, signed and dated 1948. Framed. Size: 6.5'' x 4.5'', 17 x 11 cm (sight); 9'' x 7'', 23 x 18 cm (frame). Provenance: Ilene Wood Collection. Note: George McManus was an American cartoonist best known as the creator of Irish immigrant Jiggs and his wife Maggie, the main characters of his syndicated comic strip, Bringing Up Father.

          Material Culture
        • George McManus Maggie and Jiggs Daily Strip
          Apr. 26, 2023

          George McManus Maggie and Jiggs Daily Strip

          Est: $300 - $500

          2-22-1923 Stripped is trimmed to image size. Jiggs appears in all panels.

          Weiss Auctions
        • George McManus (Missouri, 1884-1954) India Ink On Paper, 1925, Count Hiscash Dibacle, H 4'' W 18''
          Apr. 14, 2023

          George McManus (Missouri, 1884-1954) India Ink On Paper, 1925, Count Hiscash Dibacle, H 4'' W 18''

          Est: $150 - $300

          An original 1925 india ink on paper carton by George McManus. Depicting a husband and wife arguing over the phone with an assumed lover, who is revealed to be his boss, Count Hiscash. Artist's signature and date to the lower right. Frame measures H 6.75" x L 22".

          DuMouchelles
        • GEORGE MCMANUS BRINGING UP FATHER COMIC BOOK
          Nov. 04, 2022

          GEORGE MCMANUS BRINGING UP FATHER COMIC BOOK

          Est: $25 - $50

          Nice example.

          Davis Brothers Auction
        • George McManus - Bringing Up Father, 1936
          Oct. 22, 2022

          George McManus - Bringing Up Father, 1936

          Est: €500 - €800

          pencil, ink and zipatone on thin cardboard Daily comic strip from 05/30/1936 for "Bringing Up Father". Signed and dated.

          Finarte
        • George McManus - Rosie's Beau, 1936
          May. 07, 2022

          George McManus - Rosie's Beau, 1936

          Est: €800 - €1,300

          pencil and ink on thin cardboard Sunday topper of 07/06/1936 for "Rosie's Beau". In 1926 McManus decided to complement his Sunday pages of Bringing Up Father with the Rosie's Beau topper, which will accompany the series until 1944. Of great rarity.

          Finarte
        • George McManus - Bringing Up Father, 1923
          May. 07, 2022

          George McManus - Bringing Up Father, 1923

          Est: €600 - €1,000

          pencil and ink on thin cardboard Daily comic strip of 17/05/1923 for "Bringing Up Father". made by George McManus and appeared for the first time on January 12, 1913, "Bringing Up Father" tells the vicissitudes of the spouses Jiggs and Maggie, two Irish immigrants who suddenly, after a life spent one as a bricklayer and the other as a washerwoman, they become wealthy thanks to a lucky lottery win. The great American myth, that of the poor who has the opportunity to get rich. In this context, McManus triggers a whole series of situations, misadventures and gags that will make the strip's fortune, which over time has become the cartoonist symbol of the eternal struggle between the sexes, but also a magnifying glass of the contradictions of society. American. Elegant, refined, caricatured but at the same time splendid, the style of McManus is still today one of the most shining examples of comic art. Signed and dated.

          Finarte
        • GEORGE MCMANUS BRIGGS CONDO COMIC BOOKS
          Apr. 30, 2022

          GEORGE MCMANUS BRIGGS CONDO COMIC BOOKS

          Est: $50 - $75

          Very nice grouping of old comic books.

          Davis Brothers Auction
        • GEORGE MCMANUS (1884-1954) "Rats - I lost me cigar." [CARTOONS / COMICS / BRINGING UP FATHER]
          Jan. 28, 2021

          GEORGE MCMANUS (1884-1954) "Rats - I lost me cigar." [CARTOONS / COMICS / BRINGING UP FATHER]

          Est: $1,500 - $2,500

          GEORGE MCMANUS (1884-1954) "Rats - I lost me cigar." Original "Bringing up Father" Sunday comic, published May 15, 1938, with King Features Syndicate copyright pastedown in last panel. Pen and ink over graphite on Bristol board. 290x414 mm; 11 1/4x16 1/4 inches, on 11 3/4x16 3/4-inch sheet. Signed "Geo. McManus" and dated in last panel.

          Swann Auction Galleries
        • Watercolor, George McManus
          Apr. 13, 2019

          Watercolor, George McManus

          Est: $300 - $500

          George McManus (American, 1882-1954), "Picchetti Winery, Cupertino," 1950, watercolor, signed lower right, overall (with frame): 20.5"h x 25"w. Provenance: Estate of Edan Milton Hughes (San Francisco, CA)

          Clars Auctions
        • GEORGE MCMANUS BRINGING UP FATHER ORIGINAL DAILY
          Dec. 05, 2017

          GEORGE MCMANUS BRINGING UP FATHER ORIGINAL DAILY

          Est: $300 - $400

          An original George McManus (1884 - 1954) four-panel comic strip design in blue graphite with India ink, dated 3-14-1947. Signed in the last panel. Image measures 4.5 x 20 inches. We happily provide seamless in-house packing and shipping services on nearly everything we sell.

          Dirk Soulis Auctions
        • GEORGE MCMANUS BRINGING UP FATHER ORIGINAL DAILY
          Dec. 05, 2017

          GEORGE MCMANUS BRINGING UP FATHER ORIGINAL DAILY

          Est: $300 - $400

          An original George McManus (1884 - 1954) four-panel comic strip design in blue graphite with India ink, dated 4-14-1927. Image measures 4.5 x 17.25 inches We happily provide seamless in-house packing and shipping services on nearly everything we sell.

          Dirk Soulis Auctions
        • George McManus. Bringing Up Father Daily.
          Sep. 13, 2017

          George McManus. Bringing Up Father Daily.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Original Daily. 12-7-1931. Jiggs is in all the panels.

          Weiss Auctions
        • TWO DRAWINGS ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE MCMANUS, CIRCA 1930 |
          Oct. 22, 2015

          TWO DRAWINGS ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE MCMANUS, CIRCA 1930 |

          Est: $500 - $700

          Graphite on paper, unsigned McManus's comic strip Bringing Up Father ran as a newspaper comic strip for nearly 90 years. The characters from the strip have been translated into early animated cartoons, a radio series, stage productions and feature films; 2 pieces total

          Sotheby's
        • GEORGE MCMANUS
          Jul. 09, 2015

          GEORGE MCMANUS

          Est: $300 - $400

          GEORGE MCMANUS (1884 - 1954) American cartoonist, creator of the comic strip "Bringing Up Father" with Maggie and Jiggs as the beleaguered husband. Delightful pair of original signed drawings of his creations, each meticulously executed on approx. 4" x 3" cards, includes a portrait of "Jiggs" chomping a cigar, dated 1937, and the loving couple of "Maggie and Jiggs" with a shamrock behind them. Also included is a signed 4" x 5" photo of "Dennis the Menace creator HANK KETCHAM. Fine. Three pieces.

          Alexander Historical Auctions LLC
        • Georges McMANUS
          Nov. 22, 2014

          Georges McMANUS

          Est: €100 - €200

          Georges McMANUS 1884 – 1954 LA FAMILLE ILLICO Petit portrait à l'encre de Chine de Jiggs fumant son cigare. Signé et daté « 1930 ». Encadré avec un bouton reprenant un portrait de Jiggs. On y joint The Encyclopedia of American Comics publié par Ron Goulart en 1990. 7,5 x 9,5 cm.

          Artcurial
        • COLLECTIF
          Nov. 22, 2014

          COLLECTIF

          Est: €500 - €700

          COLLECTIF ENSEMBLE DE 5 PLANCHES DE COMICS AMERICAINS - Georges McMANUS (1888 – 1954) JIGGS & MAGGIE (BRINGING UP FATHER) Encre de Chine et aquarelle pour une demi planche de Sunday publié dans les années 20 par King Features Syndicate. 33 x 47,5 cm. Encre de Chine et Celluloïd pour un strip publié le 23 mai 1936 par KFS 14 x 51 cm. Encre de Chine et Celluloïd pour un strip publié le 10 juin 1949 par KFS 13,5 x 45 cm. - Chic YOUNG (1901 – 1973) BLONDIE Encre de Chine et Celluloïd pour unstrip publié en juillet 1940 par KFS. 15,5 x 52 cm. - Darell McCLURE (1908 – 1987) PETITE ANNIE Encre de Chine et Celluloïd pour un strip publié en 1937 par KFS. 12 x 53,5 cm.

          Artcurial
        • George McManus Color Drawing Featuring His ''Bringing Up Father'' Characters Maggie & Jiggs
          Sep. 25, 2014

          George McManus Color Drawing Featuring His ''Bringing Up Father'' Characters Maggie & Jiggs

          Est: $1,000 - $1,500

          George McManus drawing featuring his ''Bringing Up Father'' characters. The popular comic strip ran for 87 years, highlighting the hilarious conflicts between Maggie and Jiggs, an Irish-American couple who came into money to the wife's delight and the henpecked husband's chagrin. In this color drawing, Jiggs perches on the brim of a society lady's hat, while Maggie sneaks up behind him, poised to clobber him with her rolling pin. McManus signs and dedicates the lower left, dating it 1947, seven years before his death. Measures 5.5'' x 8.5''. Mounted to blue paper to an overall size of 6.5'' x 9.5''. Toning, else near fine.

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • GEO MCMANUS Bringing Up Father - Jiggs and Maggie
          Mar. 29, 2014

          GEO MCMANUS Bringing Up Father - Jiggs and Maggie

          Est: €175 - €350

          Daily strip published on January 25, 1932. Pencil, ink and blue pencil on thin cardboard. Signed.Very good condition.

          Little Nemo
        • GEO MCMANUS Bringing Up Father - Jiggs and Maggie
          Mar. 29, 2014

          GEO MCMANUS Bringing Up Father - Jiggs and Maggie

          Est: €175 - €350

          Daily strip published on February 25, 1929. Pencil, ink and blue pencil on thin cardboard. Signed.Very good condition.

          Little Nemo
        • GEO MCMANUS Bringing Up Father - Jiggs and Maggie
          Mar. 29, 2014

          GEO MCMANUS Bringing Up Father - Jiggs and Maggie

          Est: €200 - €400

          Daily strip published on April 19, 1920. Pencil and ink on thin cardboard. Signed. Good condition.

          Little Nemo
        • George McManus Color Drawing Featuring His ''Bringing Up Father'' Characters Maggie & Jiggs
          Mar. 27, 2014

          George McManus Color Drawing Featuring His ''Bringing Up Father'' Characters Maggie & Jiggs

          Est: $750 - $1,125

          George McManus drawing featuring his ''Bringing Up Father'' characters. The popular comic strip ran for 87 years, highlighting the hilarious conflicts between Maggie and Jiggs, an Irish-American couple who came into money to the wife's delight and the henpecked husband's chagrin. In this color drawing, Jiggs perches on the brim of a society lady's hat, while Maggie sneaks up behind him, poised to clobber him with her rolling pin. McManus signs and dedicates the lower left, dating it 1947, seven years before his death. Measures 5.5'' x 8.5''. Mounted to blue paper to an overall size of 6.5'' x 9.5''. Toning, else near fine.

          Nate D Sanders Auctions
        • GEORGE MCMANUS - Current Bid: $160.00
          Feb. 19, 2014

          GEORGE MCMANUS - Current Bid: $160.00

          Est: $300 - $400

          GEORGE MCMANUS (1884 - 1954) American cartoonist, creator of the comic strip "Bringing Up Father" with Maggie and Jiggs as the beleaguered husband. Delightful pair of original signed drawings of his creations, each meticulously executed on approx. 4" x 3" cards, includes a portrait of "Jiggs" chomping a cigar, dated 1937, and the loving couple of "Maggie and Jiggs" with a shamrock behind them. Also included is a signed 4" x 5" photo of "Dennis the Menace creator HANK KETCHAM. Fine. Three pieces.

          Alexander Historical Auctions LLC
        • GEORGE MCMANUS
          May. 09, 2012

          GEORGE MCMANUS

          Est: $100 - $150

          GEORGE MCMANUS (1884 - 1954) American cartoonist, creator of the comic strip "Bringing Up Father" with Maggie and Jiggs as the beleaguered husband. His compilation of jokes, anecdotes, etc. Fun For All, (The World Publishing Co. Cleveland, OH.) 1947, 5 3/4" x 8 1/4".144pp. Inscribed on the front flyleaf: "Greetings to [theater and film columnist] Leonard Lyons from - Jiggs and Maggie and Geo McManus" with two fine sketches of the infamous Jiggs and Maggie. Very good, with torn dust jacket.

          Alexander Historical Auctions LLC
        • George McManus Bringing Up Father Daily Comic Strip Ori
          Nov. 19, 2010

          George McManus Bringing Up Father Daily Comic Strip Ori

          Est: -

          George McManus Bringing Up Father Daily Comic Strip Original Art dated 7-12-30 (King Features Syndicate, 1930). Men of taste want a tasty lunch, and Jiggs knows just the place! This daily has an image area of 17" x 4". Some light paper tanning and soiling; otherwise the art is in Very Good condition.

          Heritage Auctions
        • "Bringing Up Father" Original Art, George McManus
          Sep. 18, 2010

          "Bringing Up Father" Original Art, George McManus

          Est: $300 - $500

          (American 1884-1954), titled "Even Maggie Likes Nicky" hilariously entails the control wives have over their husbands. Copyright 1950, King Features Syndicate Inc., this strip was produced for the "New York American." The medium is black ink over original pencil sketch. SS 14.25 x 18.5 in; DOA 15.2 x 19.4 in. Light toning to border and slight area of possible water damage to bottom center. There is an area that has been replaced by the artist on the lower left corner to the word "IT'S." Also "Bringing Up Father by Geo McManus" has been applied to the comic.

          Leland Little Auctions
        • MCMANUS George (1884-1954) BRINGING UP FATHER Encre de Chine et trames pour le strip du 8 octobre 1949 réalisé pour le King Feature...
          Jun. 05, 2010

          MCMANUS George (1884-1954) BRINGING UP FATHER Encre de Chine et trames pour le strip du 8 octobre 1949 réalisé pour le King Feature...

          Est: €200 - €400

          MCMANUS George (1884-1954) BRINGING UP FATHER Encre de Chine et trames pour le strip du 8 octobre 1949 réalisé pour le King Features Syndicate. Signé. 15,2 x 49,2 cm. Indian ink and frameworks for the daily strip of October 8th, 1949 realized for King Features Syndicate. Signed. 15,2 x 49,2 cm.

          Artcurial
        • GEORGE MCMANUS
          Jun. 04, 2010

          GEORGE MCMANUS

          Est: $150 - $200

          GEORGE MCMANUS (1884 - 1954) American cartoonist, creator of the comic strip "Bringing Up Father" with Maggie and Jiggs as the beleaguered husband. An original drawing of his famous creation, executed in finely drawn black ink on a fragile 6" x 5" tan sheet. The drawing shows Jiggs with his socially ambitious wife at the dinner table, signed with his stylized signature at bottom right, adding: "to one of my admirers". The paper is in extreme fragile state, torn at middle, folds, wear, and bearing several mouse holes at right margin. Mounted to another sheet, and offered as is.

          Alexander Historical Auctions LLC
        • [ Autographs ] George McManus
          Mar. 10, 2010

          [ Autographs ] George McManus

          Est: $100 - $200

          George McManus Popular American cartoonist (1884-1954) best known as the creator of the strip Bringing Up Father. Original vintage signed and inscribed ink sketch of Jiggs on an off-white 5.5 x 3 card, signed and inscribed, To Harold Abrams from Geo. McManus." In very fine condition. RRAuction COA."

          RR Auction
        • GEORGE MCMANUS
          May. 14, 2009

          GEORGE MCMANUS

          Est: $300 - $400

          GEORGE MCMANUS (1884 - 1954) American cartoonist, creator of the comic strip "Bringing Up Father" with Maggie and Jiggs as the beleaguered husband. An original drawing of his famous creation, executed in finely drawn black ink on a fragile 6" x 5" tan sheet. The drawing shows Jiggs with his socially ambitious wife at the dinner table, signed with his stylized signature at bottom right, adding: "to one of my admirers". The paper is in extreme fragile state, torn at middle, folds, wear, and bearing several mouse holes at right margin. Mounted to another sheet, and offered as is.

          Alexander Historical Auctions LLC
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