Cincinnati Post Office, c. 1981

Saul Steinberg
pencil, colored pencil, crayon, rubber stamp and ink, and etched tin on wood panel
Biblioteca Nazionale Braidense
Gift of The Saul Steinberg Foundation

In the drawing Cincinnati Post Office, from around 1981, he depicts the building bearing the same name—designed by architect Louis Adolphe Simon between 1936 and 1939—which turns out to be strikingly similar to the Palazzo di Giustizia in Milan by Marcello Piacentini, designed between 1930 and 1940.

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