Sam Norkin

 Samuel Norkin (January 10, 1917 – July 30, 2011)was a Brooklyn, NY-born cartoonist who specialized in theater caricatures for more than seven decades.  From 1940 to 1956, his theatrical illustrations were a regular feature in the New York Herald Tribune, he also covered the performing arts for the Daily News Since 1940, Norkin has had more than 4000 drawings published. 

"GOODBYE GIRL" CARICATURE  BY SAM NORKIN "GYPSY" ETHEL MERMAN CARICATURE BY SAM NORKIN
"GOODBYE GIRL" CARICATURE BY SAM NORKIN"GYPSY" ETHEL MERMAN CARICATURE BY SAM NORKIN

Sam Norkin original caricature of Bernadette Peters and Martin Short in "THE GOODBYE GIRL"March 1993; ink and gouache on board; dimensions: 15” x 20”; unframed Samuel Norkin (January 10, 1917 – July 30, 2011)was a Brooklyn, New...

Sam Norkin original caricature of Ethel Merman, Jack Klugman in "GYPSY", Published in the NY Daily News August 14, 1960, Ink and Gouache on board Dimensions: 18 ½ x 17 1/8”. Unframed. Samuel Norkin (January 10, 1917 – July 30,...

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"I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE" ORIGINAL SAM NORKIN "ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST", KIRK DOUGLAS BY SAM NORKIN
"I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE" ORIGINAL SAM NORKIN"ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST", KIRK DOUGLAS BY SAM NORKIN
Sam Norkin original charicature of Larry Kurt in 'I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE" National tour, February 1963, gouache and ink on board, Dimensions: 19 1/4" x 22" Samuel Norkin (January 10, 1917 – July 30, 2011)was a Brooklyn, New York...

Sam Norkin's caricature of Kirk Douglas in "ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST" Original illustration in gouache and ink on board, published in the NY Daily News on December 1, 1963. Unframed Samuel Norkin (January 10, 1917 – July 30, 2011)was...

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"REDHEAD", GWEN VERDON CARICATURE BY SAM NORKIN ANGELA LANSBURY  "GYPSY:" CARICATURE BY SAM NORKIN
"REDHEAD", GWEN VERDON CARICATURE BY SAM NORKINANGELA LANSBURY "GYPSY:" CARICATURE BY SAM NORKIN

Sam Norkin's original caricature for REDHEAD with Gwen Verdon, Richard Kiley. Pubished in the NY Daily News Febriary 1, 1959. Goache and ink on board, dimensions: 18 ¼ x 16”. Unframed. Samuel Norkin (January 10, 1917 – July 30,...

Sm Norkin's original caricature of Angela Lansbury in "GYPSY", published in the NY Daily News on September 15, 1974; ink and gouache on board; dimensions: 16” x 26 ½”; unframed, matted. Samuel Norkin (January 10, 1917 –...

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BACKSTAGE, THE AMBASSADOR OIL PAINTING BY SAM NORKIN GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES, CAROL CHANNING BY SAM NORKIN
BACKSTAGE, THE AMBASSADOR OIL PAINTING BY SAM NORKINGENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES, CAROL CHANNING BY SAM NORKIN

BACKSTAGE, THE AMBASSADOR, 24” x 36” oil on canvas, signed lower left, c. 1940s, framed. Samuel Norkin (January 10, 1917 – July 30, 2011)was a Brooklyn, New York -born cartoonist who specialized in theater caricatures for more...

Samuel Norkin's original caricature of Carol Channing in GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES, pre-Broadway engagement, Boston, 1949; Goache and ink on board, dimensions: 13 ¼ x 18 ¾”. Unframed Samuel Norkin (January 10, 1917 –...

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LIZA MINNELLI "FLORA THE RED MENACE" CARICATURE BY SAM NORKIN MARY MARTIN SOUND OF MUSIC CARICATURE BY SAM NORKIN
LIZA MINNELLI "FLORA THE RED MENACE" CARICATURE BY SAM NORKINMARY MARTIN SOUND OF MUSIC CARICATURE BY SAM NORKIN

Sam Norkin's original caricature of Liza Minnelli in "FLORA THE RED MENACE" published in the NY Daily News on May 9, 1965. Ink and gouache on board; dimensions: 23" x 15 1/4" Unframed. Samuel Norkin (January 10, 1917 – July 30, 2011)was a...

Mary Martin, Theodore Bikel from THE SOUND OF MUSIC, published in the NY Daily News November 15, 1959. Ink and gouache on boad, dimensions: 20” x 17 ½”. Unframed. Samuel Norkin (January 10, 1917 – July 30, 2011)was a...

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MORRIS CARNOVSKY IN "COUNTERATTACK" ILLUSTRATION BY SAM NORKIN SAM NORKIN ORIGINAL "ANNIE GET YOUR GUN' SKETCH
MORRIS CARNOVSKY IN "COUNTERATTACK" ILLUSTRATION BY SAM NORKINSAM NORKIN ORIGINAL "ANNIE GET YOUR GUN' SKETCH

Sam Norkin's original illustration for COUNTERATTACK, 1943, featuring Morris Carnovsky; ink on paper, dimensions: 19 ¾” x 15 ½”. Unframed. Samuel Norkin (January 10, 1917 – July 30, 2011)was a Brooklyn, New York...

Ethel Merman, starring in the Pre-Broadway production of ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Boston, by Sam Norkin; dimensions: 18 ½” 22”, unframed. Samuel Norkin (January 10, 1917 – July 30, 2011)was a Brooklyn, New York -born...

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SAMMY DAVIS "STOP THE WORLD" CARICATURE BY SAM NORKIN
SAMMY DAVIS "STOP THE WORLD" CARICATURE BY SAM NORKIN

Sam Norkin's caricature of Sammy Davis, Jr. in "STOP THE WORLD, I WANT TO GET OFF" Ink and gouache on board; dimensions: matted image is 15 3/4 “ x 21” matted board is 22” x 27 ½” Samuel Norkin (January 10, 1917...

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