Old Tailor

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Like the preceding sketch, this image achieves perfect clarity in the relation of form to content: everything, down to the last detail, seems to be motivated by a single, consistent impulse. Beyond presenting us with vivid personalities (tipi) in a way that is both affectionate and parodic, these two drawings demonstrate an overarching intellectual poise, a sovereign comic perspective on life as a whole.

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