Oscar Cesare

Art

Oscar Cesare

Art

Also known as Oscar Edward Cesare; Cesare, Oscar Edward; Oscar E. Cesare; Cesare, Oscar E.

Nationality: Swedish-American

Birth Place: Linkoping, Sweden

Biography:
Oscar Edward Cesare (Swedish-American; 1885 – July 25, 1948) studied art in Paris, then in America. He based his career in New York and took part in the fabled Armory Show of 1913, the first major display of modernistic art in the United States. He contributed to many newspapers and magazines, including The Century, the New York World, The New Yorker, and Fortune. His emphatic editorial cartoons, often rendered in bold grease-pencil strokes, found Cesare in opposition to the Western nations’ roles in World War I and in the development of Mideastern oil wells, and in favor of women’s rights and unionized labor. During 1916-1920, Cesare was the son-in-law of the famous author William Sydney Porter, aka O. Henry. In 1920, Cesare became a frequent contributor to the Sunday magazine of the New York Times and continued until a few years before his death in 1948. In October 1922, Cesare gained the rare privilege of gaining admittance to the Kremlin to produce in-person drawings and portraits of the Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin. He also sketched Leon Trotsky on the same trip.


 

Oscar Cesare Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
Oscar Edward Cesare Thou Shalt Not and Others Illustrations Original Art Group of 3 (c. 1910s). ... (Total: 3 Original A...
Oscar Edward Cesare Thou Shalt Not and Others Illustrations Original Art Group of 3 (c. 1910s). ... (Total: 3 Original Art)
Lot 14028
Auction 121643
Sunday, October 23, 2016
$382.40
Oscar Cesare Monument in the Piazza Chavez, Old London Terrace, and Others Original Art Group of 11 (c... (Total: 11 Ori...
Oscar Cesare Monument in the Piazza Chavez, Old London Terrace, and Others Original Art Group of 11 (c... (Total: 11 Original Art)
Lot 11013
Auction 121736
Sunday, September 3, 2017
$310.70
Oscar Edward Cesare "Germany Offers Peace" Illustration Original Art Illustration (NY Times, 1910s)
Oscar Edward Cesare "Germany Offers Peace" Illustration Original Art Illustration (NY Times, 1910s)....
Lot 14021
Auction 121709
Sunday, February 26, 2017
$227.05
Oscar Cesare Two Uncle Sams Original Art (1942)
Oscar Cesare Two Uncle Sams Original Art (1942)....
Lot 12037
Auction 121733
Sunday, August 13, 2017
$173.28
Oscar Cesare The Mailed Fist Illustration Original Art (New York Times, 1914)
Oscar Cesare The Mailed Fist Illustration Original Art (New York Times, 1914)....
Lot 12036
Auction 121733
Sunday, August 13, 2017
$167.30

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ItemCurrent Bid
Oscar Cesare - Political Cartoons Original Art Group of 2 (Saturday Evening Post, 1917).... (Total: 2 Original Art)
Oscar Cesare - Political Cartoons Original Art Group of 2 (Saturday Evening Post, 1917).... (Total: 2 Original Art)
Lot 11026
Auction 121740
Sunday, October 1, 2017
$1.00
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