Jan 28, 2021 - Sale 2556

Sale 2556 - Lot 85

Price Realized: $ 715
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
"Waxing the old mahogany..." Story illustration for "Young and Fair" by Laetitia McDonald (Mrs. Wallace Irvin), published in Good Housekeeping, July 1932, page 29. Oil on canvas. 750x597 mm; 29 1/2x23 1/2 inches. Signed "E. M. Jackson" in lower left image. Framed.

The full caption reads: "Waxing the old mahogany, Steve saw Jessie, as clearly as in the flesh, sitting at the head of his table, happy and proud and dignified, pouring his coffee from a flashing silver pot."