?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
LAURA BREY (1891-1980)
ENLIST / ON WHICH SIDE OF THE WINDOW ARE YOU? 1917.
38 3/4x26 inches, 98 1/2x66 cm. National Printing & Eng. Co., Chicago. Condition A-: minor creases in image; pin holes at corners and edges; small tear at upper margin; two ink stamps in image. Paper.
A young man in a suit (perhaps a student) is watching a column of soldiers marching past his window. "The window -- a poster within the poster -- separates the bright male world of waving flags and marching columns from the darkened interior feminine space . . . [exploiting] men's anxiety over their masculinity by suggesting the effeminacy of the man who does not enlist" (Paret p. 56). Paret 75, Rawls p. 82, Theofiles 10, Borkan p. 44, Picture This fig. 48.