Sep 29, 2022 - Sale 2615

Sale 2615 - Lot 22

Price Realized: $ 281
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(ART.) F. Luis Mora, artist. Shaw Prize poster from the Salmagundi Club, signed by its members. Poster print, 20 x 27 1/4 inches to sight, mounted on board, with 45 pencil signatures; moderate wear including two punctures in lower margin and 3-inch crack in upper margin; not examined out of modern frame. [New York], 1911

Additional Details

The Salmagundi Club, a venerable New York art club, gave a prize each year sponsored by patron of the arts Samuel Shaw. The winning painting was reproduced for the members, with their signatures added below. This winning entry is a beach scene by artist Francis Luis Mora (1874-1940). It is inscribed to member Leigh Hunt by Shaw, with 45 additional signatures in the lower margin including notable artists Charles Schreyvogel, Edward Potthast, Paul Cornoyer, Gifford Beal, Albert Lorey Groll, Thomas Fogarty, Ernest Blumenschein, Eugene Speicher, Henry B. Snell, Walter Granville-Smith, and Mora himself.