"Study for Saturday Evening Post, Thanksgiving edition (Nov. 29, 1924)"   Lot no. 207

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By Joseph Christian Leyendecker (1874-1951)

Nov 29, 1924 (Estimated)
20.00" x 14.00"
Oil on Canvas
Unsigned
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Made for the Saturday Evening Post cover - Thanksgiving edition (Nov. 29, 1924). It is a pure period piece. 


Joseph Christian Leyendecker (March 23, 1874 - July 25, 1951) was one of the pre-eminent American illustrators of the early twentieth century. He is best known for his poster, book, and advertising illustrations, the iconic trade character known as the Arrow Collar Man, and his numerous covers for the Saturday Evening Post. Between 1896 and 1950, Leyendecker painted more than four hundred magazine covers. During 'The Golden Age of American Illustration', for the Saturday Evening Post alone, J. C. Leyendecker produced 322 covers, as well as many advertisement illustrations for its interior pages. No other artist, until the arrival of Norman Rockwell two decades later, was so solidly identified with one publication.

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