Charles Schulz Signed Illustration of Schroeder playing The piano

  • Charles Schulz Signed Illustration.
  • Charles Schulz Signed Illustration.

Charles Schulz Signed Illustration.

Item Number: 52036

Original pen and ink illustration on stiff paper depicting Schroeder playing the piano, “Spring ’56” on verso, inscribed by Schulz below the image, “For Miss Dorian Hyshka – with sincere best wishes from Schroeder & Charles M. Schulz,” Included in a signed letter from Schulz to Ms. Hyshka Stross, Santa Rosa, February 10, 1982 as well as a carbon of the letter of the above recipient to Schulz. Matted and framed. The illustration measures 7.5 inches by 9.5 inches. The entire piece measures 14.25 inches by 16.25 inches. An exceptional illustration with noted provenance.

Schulz's beloved cartoons have won him the National Cartoonists Society's Humor Comic Strip Award in 1962, the Reuben Award for 1955 and 1964, the Society's Elzie Segar Award in 1980, and the Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award in 1999. Interestingly, his cartoons have also awarded him an abundance of equally colorful honors and recognitions. In 1996, Schulz was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, adjacent to Walt Disney's. And for his interest in sports he was inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993 and then the Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2007.