Jan 23, 2014 - Sale 2337

Sale 2337 - Lot 151

Price Realized: $ 2,560
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
Thanksgiving. Watercolor on paper. 348x190 mm; 13 3/4x7 1/2 inches. Study of a baby chef sharpening his knife in anticipation of carving a Thanksgiving turkey. The finished work appeared as The Saturday Evening Post cover for the November 13, 1909 issue. Unsigned, tipped to thin card mount.

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One of the most successful commercial illustrators of his time, Leyendecker created 321 covers for the Saturday Evening Post, including this charming holiday subject.