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    JOSEPH CHRISTIAN LEYENDECKER (American, 1874-1951)
    The Donchester - the Cluett Dress Shirt, 1911
    Oil on canvas mounted on board
    19.5 x 27.5 in.
    Not signed
    This painting was used as the basis for a series of ads for Cluett's Donchester collar. Minor alterations to the image were made by the company over the five-year advertising campaign.

    From the Estate of Charles Martignette.


    Condition Report*: Original canvas has been cut off stretcher and mounted on board, buckling along lower region of canvas, UV light reveals major strengthening to right and central areas of background, scattered area of paint loss to upper right corner, figures are in very good condition. 
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    Auction Dates
    February, 2010
    18th Thursday
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