JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG (American, 1877-1960). "How Softly Runs the Afternoon," from Songs of Chuck Hanson Towne. Pencil,...
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"How Softly Runs the Afternoon," from Songs of Chuck Hanson Towne
Pencil, ink and watercolor on paper laid on board
24 x 18 in.
Signed lower right
Formerly in the estate of Charles Martignette.
Condition Report*:Light smudges/surface dirt around the the borders. Extreme corners and edges are slightly frayed. Two linear repaired tears on the bottom center edge. Not framed.
Flagg, James Montgomery:Known for his illustrations for "Liberty," "Cosmopolitan," "College Humor," and other magazines. Appointed military artist for New York State in World War I, and made forty-six posters which were used by the U.S. Government. The best known is the poster featuring the character Uncle Sam and the words "I Want You".
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