Jan 28, 2021 - Sale 2556

Sale 2556 - Lot 228

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
Follow Through. Cover for The American Golfer magazine, published December 1, 1923. Watercolor and wash over graphite on paper. 340x270 mm; 13 1/4x10 1/2 inches, on 13 3/4x11-inch sheet. Signed "James Montgomery Flagg" in lower left image. Hinged to board with window matte; nicely framed.

Provenance: American Illustrators Gallery, March 1992, with their label on verso of frame; thence to Dick McDonough.

Reproduced in: Great Golf Collections of the World by Dick McDonough and Peter Georgiady (Ridgeland, SC: Saron Press, Ltd., 2013, page 127).

Flagg was an avid golfer himself and illustrated numerous covers for The American Golfer magazine.