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 Cesare Woodrow Wilson Editorial Cartoons Original Art (The Saturday Evening Post, c. 1910s)
Oscar Cesare Woodrow Wilson Editorial Cartoons Original Art (The Saturday Evening Post, c. 1910s)....
Lot 12027
Auction 121751
Sunday, December 17, 2017
$406.30
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 Cesare The Saturday Evening Post Original Art (Curtis Publ., 1910s)
Oscar Cesare The Saturday Evening Post Original Art (Curtis Publ., 1910s)....
Lot 15026
Auction 121744
Sunday, October 29, 2017
$310.70
Oscar Cesare - Landscape Illustrations and Paintings Original Art Group of 8 (c. 1927-30).... (Total: 8 Original Art)
Oscar Cesare - Landscape Illustrations and Paintings Original Art Group of 8 (c. 1927-30).... (Total: 8 Original Art)
Lot 13019
Auction 121742
Sunday, October 15, 2017
$264.10

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Oscar Cesare Tchitcherin and Uncle Sam at the Genoa Conference Original Art (New York Times Magazine
Oscar Cesare Tchitcherin and Uncle Sam at the Genoa Conference Original Art (New York Times Magazine, ...
Lot 13020
Auction 121752
Sunday, December 24, 2017
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Oscar Cesare Mixed Lot of Conceptual Sketches Original Art (c. 1920s-30s)
Oscar Cesare Mixed Lot of Conceptual Sketches Original Art (c. 1920s-30s)....
Lot 13019
Auction 121752
Sunday, December 24, 2017
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