Dec 14, 2017 - Sale 2465

Sale 2465 - Lot 11

Price Realized: $ 21,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 15,000 - $ 20,000
"Strictly Off the Record." Illustration for Four Roses Whiskey advertising campaign, 1942. Oil on canvas. 635x864 mm; 25x34 inches. Signed in lower left image. Recently professionally restored.

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The prolific and popular illustrator was known for his numerous Saturday Evening Post covers as well as his over 300 armed services recruiting posters. In the 1940s, he was behind many of the most famous advertising campaigns of the day including those for Gulf Oil, Arrow Shirts, and Pall Mall, in addition to these widely run "gentlemen in the know" ads for Four Roses Whiskey. In 1976, he was elected to the Illustrators Hall of Fame.