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Photo, Print, Drawing [Herblock painting McCarthy, Nixon, Reagan, and Clinton] / Tony Auth.

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Title

  • [Herblock painting McCarthy, Nixon, Reagan, and Clinton] / Tony Auth.

Summary

  • Caricature showing Herblock painting portraits of Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon, and Joseph McCarthy, all posed nude, Clinton and McCarthy are bashful of their nudity, whereas, Reagan and Nixon strike poses of a song and dance man and a muscleman respectively, seemingly ignoring his models, Herblock paints them as he sees them; just visible on the far left is a portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Names

  • Auth, Tony, artist

Created / Published

  • c2000.

Headings

  • -  Block, Herbert,--1909-2001
  • -  McCarthy, Joseph,--1908-1957
  • -  Nixon, Richard M.--(Richard Milhous),--1913-1994
  • -  Reagan, Ronald
  • -  Clinton, Bill,--1946
  • -  Artists' models--2000
  • -  Nudes--2000
  • -  Painting--2000

Headings

  • Caricatures--2000.
  • Ink drawings--2000.

Genre

  • Caricatures--2000
  • Ink drawings--2000

Notes

  • -  Caption label from exhibit Art in Action Gateway/Coda: An Independent Spirit. In this sprightly tribute to Herblock, Tony Auth, a distinguished editorial cartoonist in his own right, celebrates the strong independence his friend and colleague exercised throughout his career. Auth pictures Herblock taking aim at both Democrats and Republicans in this scene. Caricature portraits of Joseph McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and Bill Clinton humorously suggest the vulnerability of each politician by depicting them nude. Auth also includes a profile of Franklin Roosevelt on the far left.
  • -  Gift; Tony Auth; 2000; (DLC/PP-2000:080).
  • -  Exhibited in: "Herblock's History: Political Cartoons from the Crash to the Millennium" at the Library of Congress, 2000-2001. (144)
  • -  Exhibited: "Art in Action : Herblock and Fellow Artists Respond to Their Times" in the Graphic Arts Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., January 31 - August 17, 2019.

Medium

  • 1 drawing on paper : ink and porous point pen ; 28.1 x 35.7 cm. (sheet)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2000:080 [item] [P&P]

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Digital Id

  • ppmsc 03529 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.03529
  • cph 3c27450 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c27450

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00652299

Reproduction Number

  • LC-DIG-ppmsc-03529 (digital file from original drawing) LC-USZ62-127450 (b&w film copy neg.)

Rights Advisory

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  • Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-03529 (digital file from original drawing) LC-USZ62-127450 (b&w film copy neg.)
  • Call Number: Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2000:080 [item] [P&P]
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Auth, Tony, Artist. Herblock painting McCarthy, Nixon, Reagan, and Clinton / Tony Auth. , ca. 2000. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/00652299/.

APA citation style:

Auth, T. (ca. 2000) Herblock painting McCarthy, Nixon, Reagan, and Clinton / Tony Auth. , ca. 2000. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00652299/.

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Auth, Tony, Artist. Herblock painting McCarthy, Nixon, Reagan, and Clinton / Tony Auth. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00652299/>.