"Kuppenheimer Good Clothes" Lot no. 943
By Joseph Christian Leyendecker (1874-1951)
28.00" x 21.00"
Oil on Canvas
Literature: The Saturday Evening Post, June 14, 1923, illustrated as Kuppenheimer Clothing Company advertisementLaurence S. Cutler and Judy Goffman Cutler, J.C. Leyendecker: American Imagist, New York, 2008, p. 91, illustrated in color p. 92
Notes: The Kuppenheimer Clothing Company used this painting as an advertisment for its men's clothing. The advertisement printed in the 1923 Saturday Evening Post, accompanied by the tagline "When you decide to buy a better suit than you ever owned before buy Kuppenheimer Good Clothes, an investment in good appearance." J.C. Leyendecker was credited for creating American icons out of the fashionably styled and dressed men and women appearing in magazines, newspapers, and store windows throughout the country.
Exhibitions: It's a Man's World, Illustration Art by and for Men: November 14-17 2012, Illustration House NYC, The National Arts Club NYC Jan 6- 19 2013
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