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Peter Arno

Rights and Restrictions Information

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540-4730


Drawings by Peter Arno (1904-1968) may be restricted. Privacy and publicity rights may apply.

Access: Permitted; subject to P&P policy on serving originals, which requires the use of digital images in lieu of the original drawings, when available.

Reproduction (photocopying, hand-held camera copying, photoduplication and other forms of copying allowed by "fair use"): Permitted subject to P&P policy on copying, which prohibits photocopying of the original artworks.

Publication and other forms of distribution: May be restricted.

1. The copyrights on drawings published in The New Yorker are owned by Cartoonbank. Requests for permission should be made to:

Condé Nast
ATTN: The Cartoon Bank
One World Trade Center, 42nd Floor
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (800) 897-8666
Email: licensing@condenast.com
https://www.cartoonbank.com/licensing

Requests should be submitted by email, accompanied by a link to the catalog record and a statement of the proposed use.

2. The copyrights on drawings published in other publications my be held by the publisher or by the estate of Peter Arno.

3. Works published before 1923 are now in the public domain.

4. Unpublished works created but not registered for copyright before January 1, 1978 may be protected by copyright law until 2038 (the life of the creator plus 70 years, whichever is longer.) The copyright to these works is held by:

The Estate of Peter Arno
Phillip M. Cowan, Esq.
Cowan, Debaets, Abrahams & Sheppard
41 Madison Avenue, 34th Floor
New York, NY 10010
Telephone: (212) 974-7474
Fax: (212) 974-8474

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, [Reproduction number e.g., LC-USZ62-123456]

For more information, please read: Copyright and Other Restrictions That Apply to Publication/Distribution of Images: Assessing the Risk of Using a P&P Image


Prepared by: Prints and Photographs Division staff. Last revised: 8 February 2016.


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