Aug 01, 2018 - Sale 2484

Sale 2484 - Lot 50

Price Realized: $ 488
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) WILL YOU HELP THE WOMEN OF FRANCE? / SAVE WHEAT. 1918.
36 1/4x56 inches, 92x142 1/4 cm. W.F. Powers Co., Litho., New York.
Condition B+: tape-repaired tears in margins into image; tears and creases in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds; pin holes in corners; archival tape on verso. Paper.
The hardships of war in Europe are represented by the image of French women pulling a plow through rocky ground. Penfield's image is based on a photograph which appeared on another U.S. Food Administration poster (see Theofiles p. 73). Rickards 235, Borkan 64, Theofiles 82, Rawls p. 24.