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    JOSEPH CHRISTIAN LEYENDECKER (American 1874- 1951)
    Easter
    Oil on board
    20.75in. x 21in.
    Signed center left: J C Leyendecker
    Illustrated: Cover of Saturday Evening Post, April 5, 1905 (Easter issue), tearsheet included with lot

    Condition Report: Original board has been taped to a plastic support but is not glued down, extensive overpaint around edges and in church pew lower right, large patch of overpaint between girl and prayer book, small area of overpaint in book center right, overpainting in folds of dress; face, hat , hands, signature and lily are mostly free from overpaint (small areas at top of hat and top of lily), craquelure throughout with minor lifting.

    David Dike: Agree with description, condition and value estimate.
    Brian Roughton: No problem with authenticity. Painting was restored prior to cleaning.


    More information about JOSEPH CHRISTIAN LEYENDECKER, also known as Leyendecker, Joseph Christian, Joseph Christian Leyendecker.

    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    11th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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