Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Woodi Ishmael - Newspaper Illustration Original Art (c. 1940s). A big band piece by painter and illustrator Woodi Ishmael. He drew a weekly syndicated column for the Associated Press Newsfeatures, called, "The Power of Faith", he also served as an official artist for the United States Air Force and did several paintings of Air Force Chiefs of Staff. Of interest, he is also credited as the only courtroom artist during the Jack Ruby Trial. This highly detailed piece was created edge-to-edge in graphite and black ink on 10" x 13" textured art paper with the art affixed to another board. Some glue residue is showing and some of the edges are coming loose. The artist's studio stamp is on the reverse side and signed "Ishmael" in the lower left image area. In Very Good condition.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    8th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 99

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Jerry Weist's Comic Art Price Guide 2011
    Want to know more about this artist? Dates, history, background, and value ranges are covered in the comprehensive new guide. Order Now!
    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 10 days left to consign to the 2020 April 30 - May 2 Comics Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Jared, you and Heritage treated me more than just professionally...you regarded my comic book pages with more than admiration.
    Dick and Lindy Ayers
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 October 15 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 October 15 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,692,116
    2020 February 26 The Great American Comic Strip Online Auction Featuring the Jack Kent Collection
    2020 February 26 The Great American Comic Strip Online Auction Featuring the Jack Kent Collection
    REALIZED SO FAR $216,752