Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Circa 1950 Phil Rizzuto Original Cartoon Artwork by Mullin. Exceptional pen and ink work is unmistakably that of The Sporting News' esteemed cartoonist Willard Mullin, best remembered today as the creator of the famous Brooklyn Dodgers "Bum." Here we find his charming study of the Hall of Fame Yankees shortstop, drawn for publication in advance of Phil Rizzuto Day at the Stadium. The work measures 14x15" on artist's paper, and is signed by Mullin in the lower right quadrant. A simple framing job extends the complete dimensions to 19x20". Given as a gift to Rizzuto by Mullin following the cartoon's publication, it is offered today with a signed letter of provenance from Rizzuto's widow Cora.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2008
    3rd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 488

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 6 days left to consign to the 2020 July 30 - 31 Summer Sports Card Catalog Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I will definitely consider using Heritage again, as I have other items that might benefit from being offered at auction.
    Gary N.,
    Livermore, CA
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search