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Galerie Sommerlath

Satirical Monogrammed Drawing by Unknown Artist

Satirical Monogrammed Drawing by Unknown Artist

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In this humorous yet thought-provoking sketch, individuals from various walks of life are momentarily diverted from their routines. The artist captures the unexpected interruption that shifts their attention through swift strokes and playful shades.

The black and white sketch depicts two distinct groups: bustling employees on their way to work and tourists immersed in their globetrotting exploration. Amidst their predictable daily rhythms, an unusual distraction emerges over their head, prompting the characters to pause and gaze in unison in the direction of the sky.

As spectators, we are drawn into the suspense of the scene and left to interpret the cause of this collective curiosity. Is it a moment of wonder or a harbinger of tragedy? The open-ended nature of the artwork invites us to let our imagination express itself.

This shared moment underscores humanity's common thread that transcends individual differences. Despite our disconnected lives, we are united by our innate curiosity and concern, exemplifying the adage "looking in the same direction."

Moreover, the satirical element is underlined by their prospective collision course. Executives march to the right while tourists venture left, symbolizing the chaos of their disrupted routines where they might inevitably collide or intertwine.

This drawing had several reading grids and serves as a gentle reminder that among the hustle and bustle of modern life, simple moments or unexpected encounters have the power to realign our paths.

PERIOD: Mid-20th Century
CONDITION: Excellent
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 19.8" Width: 23.1" Depth: 0.5"

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