Jun 04, 2019 - Sale 2511

Sale 2511 - Lot 4

Estimate: $ 12,000 - $ 18,000
"A question for a man arriving on the Clipper." Advertisement for Four Roses whiskey, published 1942. Oil on canvas. 610x889 mm; 24x35 inches. Signed in lower image. Framed.

Additional Details

The prolific and popular illustrator was known for his numerous Saturday Evening Post covers as well as his over 300 armed services recruiting posters. In the 1940s, he was behind many of the most famous advertising campaigns of the day including those for Gulf Oil, Arrow Shirts, and Pall Mall, in addition to these widely run "gentlemen in the know" ads for Four Roses Whiskey. In 1976, he was elected to the Illustrators Hall of Fame.