Aug 07, 2019 - Sale 2515

Sale 2515 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 1,105
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Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
JOSEPH C. LEYENDECKER (1874-1951) U.S.A BONDS / THIRD LIBERTY LOAN. 1918.
29 1/2x19 3/4 inches, 75x50 1/4 cm. American Lithographic Co., New York.
Condition A-: minor repaired tears at edges. Framed.
Well-known as the illustrator who created the Arrow Collar Man, Leyendecker also designed several war posters. This poster "was specially requested as a recognition of the successful promotion of the war loans by the American Boy Scouts" (Darracott p. xix). Darracott cover and pl. 30, Rawls p. 211, Theofiles 146, Borkan p. 103, Paret 97, Keay p. 62, Rickards p. 50.