DescriptionJohn Atherton (American, 1900-1952)
Monroe Street Bridge, Saturday Evening Post cover, June 12, 1948
Oil on canvas
26-1/4 x 20-1/4 inches (66.7 x 51.4 cm)
Signed lower right: Atherton
In this iconic Saturday Evening Post cover, the artist paints himself as the solitary fisherman underneath a Monroe Street Bridge in Spokane, Washington.
A copy of the magazine accompanies this lot.
Unlined canvas; there appears to be a tiny flake of loss in upper right quadrant; under UV exam, there appears to be no previous restoration. Framed Dimensions 30.5 X 24.5 X 2 Inches
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