Monday, 1 September 2014

When Sokol met Searle


Frau Gisela Vetter-Liebenow,the directrice of the Karikatur Museum, Hanover sent me this wonderful picture of Sokol with Ronald Searle. She said Sokol was VERY nervous to met his hero.

Wednesday, 28 August 2013



'Well if this doesn't work we'd damn sure better get the net ready' 
signed 'Sokol' (lower center), Playboy, approval, and publishing stamps on recto, titled in pencil in upper margin
gouache on illustration board 
17¼ x 12. 5/8 in. (43.8 x 32 cm.) 
RUN DATE: May 1962. 












'Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus'
signed 'Sokol' (lower left), Playboy stamp on verso, printed caption below image, matted
gouache on illustration board
16½ x 12¼ in. (42.1 x 31.3 cm.)
RUN DATE: January 1963 




















'Gosh -- you mean some girls have zones that aren't erogenous?'
signed 'Sokol' (bottom center), fragment of typed caption taped below image, Playboy stamp on verso and on protective overleaf
gouache on illustration board
19 x 14¼ in. (48.1 x 36.4 cm.)
RUN DATE: November 1973.