Jan 28 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2556 -

Sale 2556 - Lot 216

Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
LESLIE THRASHER (1889-1936)
"Conference on the Mound." Cover for The Saturday Evening Post, published June 8, 1912. Oil on canvas. 874x576 mm; 34 1/4x22 3/4 inches (sight). Signed "Leslie Thrasher" and dated [19]11 in lower left image. Professionally restored. Nicely framed. A framed tear sheet of the printed cover accompanies the lot.

Provenance: Illustration House, September 1997; thence to Dick McDonough.

This was the first of more than 20 covers produced by Thrasher for The Saturday Evening Post from 1912 through 1937.