Sep 29, 2016 - Sale 2423

Sale 2423 - Lot 36

Price Realized: $ 1,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
"Loading Fortune's Dice." Original art for the Art Supplement to The Philadelphia Inquirer's July 25, 1897 issue. Gouache on several pieces of collaged watercolor paper. 559x845 mm; 22x33 1/4 inches. Signed in far right image. Losses, creases, and closed tears along edges, most extreme to lower right corner, archival repairs on verso. Accompanied by the original Art Supplement produced by the American Lithographic Company, New York.

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Lowell (1871-1956) was an active illustrator for 6 decades. A member of the artist colony in New Rochelle, his friends included Norman Rockwell and J.C. Leyendecker. Lowell's steady stream of clients appreciated the quiet humor that infused his works. He was inducted into the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame in 2010.