A Lawyer Leans on Coke Gropper, William [1897-1977]. Coke Said... c.1950s-1960s (1968?). 14-1/4" x 8-3/4" lithographic print (image size 12" x 7-1/2") with typed caption and penciled signature of William Gropper, professionally shrink-wrapped onto 15" x 10-1/2" foamcore board with hang tag. Light toning to margins, image vivid. $250. * This image of an elderly lawyer referencing Coke in a courtroom is one of several depictions of courtroom scenes by the American artist William Gropper. A lifelong radical and the son of Jewish immigrants from Romania and Ukraine, he is best known for his cartoons for left-wing magazines and his work as a WPA artist, though he dealt with a variety of subjects.
Book number 74040