Medical Satire: Acrobats

Object Number: 
2000.828
Medium: 
Black ink and red pastel on paper
Dimensions: 
overall: 12 1/2 x 10 in.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper right and continuing clockwise in black ink: "Wyette / International Ltd. / Philadelphia. Pa. / U.S.A."; "ECUANIL / Psychic disordres / in everyday practice / anxiety / tension"; "2 colors / black / red / ."; "EQUILIBRIUM / mental / emtional / physical / ."; "SPARINE / serious psychotic / disordres / motor. / agitation"; "sparine"; "equanil"
Description: 
Figures: Five acrobats in four vignettes balancing, three on unicycles and one on another figure.
Gallery Label: 
Oscar Fabres (1894-1959) was a Chilean artist and illustrator who lived in New York.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Oscar Fabres through the estate of Francine Salmon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group