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    MAX BARSI (American 20th Century)
    Let's Keep Away From The Bumps, original cartoon illustration, circa 1930 - 1940
    Watercolor on board
    13-1/2 x 11-1/2in.
    Signed "Barsi, Sun Valley," on bottom right

    Max Barsi is best known for his skiing cartoons and his classic portrayal of the American skier during the 1930s and 1940s. Barsi was the first American cartoonist to portray the American skiing scene accurately. His impressions of the early ski scene are best depicted in the first of four books he did on the subject, entitled Bottoms Up: An Unreliable Handbook for Skiers.


    Estimate: $100 - $200.

    Condition Report*:

    Small chip missing from right side otherwise the art is in Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    12th Wednesday
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