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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 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.