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    ROLF ARMSTRONG (American, 1889-1960)
    American Sunday cover illustration, November 17, 1912
    Pastel on paper
    28 x 22.5 in.
    Signed lower right

    This drawing was reproduced on page 22 of Pin-Up Dreams: The Glamour Art of Rolf Armstrong by Janet Dobson and Michael Wooldridge, Watson-Guptill, 2001. This popular image was also published as an ad for Sunkist California Lemons in 1930, and it was reproduced as a full color frontispiece in the book Advertising in America The First 200 Years by Charles Goodrum and Helen Dalrymple, Harry N. Abrams Inc, N.Y., 1990. The Sunkist California Lemon ad appears on page 131 of this same publication.


    Condition Report*: Multiple scuffs to surface as visible in scan. The paper is brittle, amd the are small tears in the edges and corner wear; left bottom corner and edge is servered;  some overall wear to paper surface. Not framed.
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