Rights and Restrictions Information
Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540-4730
Publication and other forms of distribution: Drawings by Peter Arno (1904-1968) may be restricted. Copyright for such works is determined by guidelines on the duration of copyright; see: Copyright and Other Restrictions That Apply to Publication/Distribution of Images: Assessing the Risk of Using a P&P Image - How Long Copyrights Last. Privacy and publicity rights may apply.
1. Works published more than 95 years ago in the U.S. are now in the public domain.
2. Drawings published in The New Yorker 95 years ago or less are owned by Cartoonbank. Requests for permission should be made to:
Requests should be submitted by email, accompanied by a link to the catalog record and a statement of the proposed use.
3. Drawings published in other U.S. publications 95 years ago or less my be held by the publisher or by the estate of Peter Arno.
4. Unpublished works created but not registered for copyright before January 1, 1978 may be protected by
copyright law until 2038 (the life of the creator plus 70 years). The copyright to these
works is held by:
| The Estate of Peter Arno
Phillip M. Cowan, Esq.
Cowan, Debaets, Abrahams & Sheppard
41 Madison Avenue, 34th Floor
New York, NY 10010
Telephone: (212) 974-7474
Fax: (212) 974-8474
Access: Subject to P&P policy on serving
originals, which requires
the use of digital images in lieu of the original drawings, when available.
Reproduction (photocopying, hand-held camera copying, photoduplication and other forms of copying allowed by "fair use"): Subject to P&P policy on copying. This policy prohibits photocopying of
Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints and
Photographs Division, Alfred Bendiner Memorial Collection, [reproduction
number, e.g., LC-USZ62-90145]
For more information, please read: Copyright
and Other Restrictions That Apply to Publication/Distribution of Images: Assessing the Risk of Using a P&P Image
Prepared by: Prints and Photographs Division staff. Revised: February 2016; March 2019.