For two decades Artist Saul Steinberg has been a distinguished portrayer of the human comedy, in a style unmistakable for its line, wit and satirical force. Now, following in the tradition of Degas, Manet and Toulouse-Lautrec, he has found inspiration in the color and excitement of Thoroughbred racing. The paintings below and on the following pages are Steinberg's impressions of racing at tracks from Paris to Los Angeles.
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Nov. 11, 1963
- By Paul Evan Ress
Birthplace of the French emperor, the Mediterranean isle of Corsica now boasts a slightly inhuman rally that can break the best of drivers