Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 2

George Wachsteter
1962 Release of the Cold War novel, "Fail Safe"

1962

$700

About

Medium: Pen & Ink, Acetate Overlays of India Ink on Board Signature: Signed Lower Right Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for the 1962 release of the nightmarish Cold War novel `Fail-Safe`, by Eugene Burdick & Harvey Wheeler, later made into a 1964 film directed by Sidney Lumet that starred Henry Fonda, with screenplay adaptation by formerly blacklisted `Hollywood Ten` writer, Walter Bernstein. On 14" x 22" illustration board, with two acetate overlays of india ink, studying the composition. Probably for the New York Hewrald-Tribune. 9" x 13" image. Soiled, tape residue, glue on one man`s head.

Details

  • Creator
    George Wachsteter (1911 - 2004)
  • Creation Year
    1962
  • Dimensions
    Height: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Width: 13 in. (33.02 cm)
  • Medium
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Fort Washington, PA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU38436843002

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $20 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 6-11 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Fort Washington, PA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Vetted Seller
These experienced sellers undergo a comprehensive evaluation by our team of in-house experts.
Established in 1995
1stDibs seller since 2016
66 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 6 hours
More From This Seller
  • Located in Fort Washington, PA
    Medium: Pen and Ink on Board Dimensions: 14.00" x 18.50" Illustration of a man and a woman playing cards. At...
    Category

    20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

    Materials

    Board, Ink, Pen

    Card Game
    $2,900
  • By Winold Reiss
    Located in Fort Washington, PA
    Medium: Pen and Ink on Board Dimensions: 16.00" x 12.00" Signature: Signed Lower Right "Man in prison with two ...
    Category

    Early 20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

    Materials

    Ink, Board, Pen

  • By Winold Reiss
    Located in Fort Washington, PA
    Medium: Pen and Ink on Board Dimensions: 16.00" x 12.00" Signature: Signed Lower Left book illustration
    Category

    Early 20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

    Materials

    Ink, Board, Pen

  • Located in Fort Washington, PA
    Medium: Pen, Ink and Watercolor on Board Dimensions: 6.75" x 9.00"
    Category

    20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

    Materials

    Ink, Watercolor, Board, Pen

  • Located in Fort Washington, PA
    Medium: Watercolor, Pen & Ink on Board Dimensions: 16.25" x 11.25" Paramount Pictures Movie Poster Illustrated ...
    Category

    20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

    Materials

    Ink, Watercolor, Board, Pen

  • By Charles Ellis
    Located in Fort Washington, PA
    Date: 1969 Medium: Pen and Ink on Board Dimensions: 24.00" x 16.00" Signature: Unsigned
    Category

    1960s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

    Materials

    Ink, Board, Pen

You May Also Like

It's A Big World For A Baby
By Nell Brinkley
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Nell Brinkley, the "Queen of Comics" and successful American illustrator and comic artist, was known for her ability to personify the 1920s female movement towards modernity while in...
Category

1920s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Illustration Board, Pen

Lighting Up Before Entering A Tunnel
By William Heath Robinson
Located in Petworth, GB
William Heath Robinson (British, 1872-1944) Lighting Up Before Entering A Tunnel Signed `W. Heath Robinson’ (on the reverse) pen and ink on artist board 15 x 10.7/8 in. (38cm x 27....
Category

20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Board, Pen

Just In Time
By William Heath Robinson
Located in Petworth, GB
William Heath Robinson (British, 1872-1944) Just In Time Signed `W. Heath Robinson’ (on the reverse) pen and ink on artist board 15 x 10.7/8 in. 38cm x 27.5 cm. Provenance: Morphets...
Category

20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Board, Pen

Tom Cawson (Sitting - Hand on Head), Mixed media on grey cardboard
By Howard Tangye
Located in London, GB
Howard Tangye (b.1948, Australia) has been an influential force in fashion for decades. Lecturing at London’s Central Saint Martins for 35 years, including 16 years as head of BA Wom...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Charcoal, Oil Crayon, Oil Pastel, Pastel, Wax Crayon, Ink, Archival Ink,...

Freya (Seated Backwards), Mixed media on grey board
By Howard Tangye
Located in London, GB
Howard Tangye (b.1948, Australia) has been an influential force in fashion for decades. Lecturing at London’s Central Saint Martins for 35 years, including 16 years as head of BA Wom...
Category

2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Carbon Pencil, Paper, Color Pencil, Chalk, Graphite, Charcoal, Other Med...

Elodie (Galliano Paris - Beret), Mixed Media on grey paper
By Howard Tangye
Located in London, GB
Howard Tangye (b.1948, Australia) has been an influential force in fashion for decades. Lecturing at London’s Central Saint Martins for 35 years, including 16 years as head of BA Wom...
Category

Early 2000s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil Crayon, Other Medium, Oil Pastel, Pastel, Wax Crayon, Emulsion, Ink,...

Very Wearable
By Charles Sheldon
Located in Minneapolis, MN
A large fashion original illustration by Charles Gates Sheldon which served as an interior fashion plate for the September 1921 issue of The Woman's Home Companion. This lovely model...
Category

1910s American Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Ink, Board, Pen, Pencil

Poetical Composition - Original Pen on Cardboard by Léon Gischia - 20th Century
By Léon Gischia
Located in Roma, IT
Poetical Composition is an original drawing in pen applied on cardboard realized by Léon Gischia during the XX century. Very good conditions. Included a white Passepartout: 49 x 34...
Category

20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Cardboard, Pen

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery