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    Harry Temple Sketches from Life Cartoon Panel Feature Group of 4 (Cleveland Plain Dealer, 1920s). " I proudly declare ... that Sketches from Life is a cartoon panel," writes historian Allan Holtz. "...Temple never went for the belly laugh, and in fact often drew ... observations of everyday life with no particular attempt at humor... sometimes wistful, occasionally even sad. But what they are most often is deftly drawn and quietly powerful." These splendid examples capture such qualities in vivid, true-to-life terms. The naturalistic artwork recalls the slice-of-life comics of a contemporary, W.E. Hill (Among Us Mortals), though without the snarkier overtones that characterize Hill's work. Grease pencil on textured art stock. Image area, 10.5" x 18". Moderate age-toning. Very Good condition overall. From the Allan Holtz Collection.

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