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JOSEPH CHRISTIAN LEYENDECKER (American, 1874-1951). Startled Pilgrim, The Saturday Evening Post cover, November 27, 1920...

2012 October 13-14 Illustration Art Signature Auction - New York #5111

 
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Auction Ended On: Oct 13, 2012
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Location: Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion
2 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075

Description:
JOSEPH CHRISTIAN LEYENDECKER (American, 1874-1951)
Startled Pilgrim, The Saturday Evening Post cover, November 27, 1920
Oil on canvas
28 x 21 in.
Monogrammed lower right

Leyendecker's much lauded painting style is impeccably realized in this beautiful Thanksgiving-themed Post cover.

PROVENANCE:
Judy Goffman Fine Art, New York (label verso).

Condition Report*:

Scattered areas of light craquelure throughout; no evidence of in-painting when examined under black light. Re-lined canvas. Framed to an overall size of 33.5 x 26.5 inches.

Leyendecker, Joseph Christian:One of the most successful commercial illustrators of his time, best known for his advertisements for the "Arrow Collar Man." He created 321 covers for the Saturday Evening Post.

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