Aug 05, 2021 - Sale 2577

Sale 2577 - Lot 31

Price Realized: $ 780
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200


SCRIBNER'S / THE BOER WAR. Two posters. Circa 1900.

Each 22x14 1/2 inches, 55 3/4x36 3/4 cm. The Grignard Litho Co., New York.
Condition varies, generally B+.

Includes For March / Highland Land Infantry and For April / A Colonial Trooper. Before his meteoric rise to fame as father of the "Christy Girls," the artist was known as a "war illustrator." Christy actually spent time in Cuba during the Spanish American War, where he met Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders, and did a series of drawings on the American Revolution for Scribner's. For this cover story on the Boer War, Christy most likely worked from a photograph.