Jan 28 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2556 -

Sale 2556 - Lot 47

Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
JOHN ATHERTON (1900-1952)
"The Corn Belt." Cover illustration for Holiday Magazine, August 1948 (illustrating the story "The Corn Belt: by Russell Lord," pages 34-47), and cover of Atherton's own book How I Make a Picture (Westport, Ct.: Institute of Commercial Art, 1949). Gouache and ink on board. 21x16 1/2 inches, image on 24x18 1/2-inch board. Signed "Atherton" in lower right corner of inset illustration. Laid into inset matte and framed to 32x26 inches.

Provenance: Brock & Co., Chestnut Hill, Mass.; Doyle, New York, 10/16/2013; thence to private owner.