Sep 29, 2016 - Sale 2423

Sale 2423 - Lot 12

Price Realized: $ 8,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
"Ruth's cheeks flushed, her eyes became starry." [published caption.] Story illustration for chapter 11 of the serialized version of "Impersonation of a Lady" by Maude Parker, published in Ladies' Home Journal, May, 1934. Oil on canvas. 730x1308 mm; 28 3/4x51 1/2 inches. Signed in lower left image (slightly obscured by frame). Gold wood frame. Accompanied by a copy of the magazine.

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Carter (1891-1955) taught alongside N.C. Wyeth and Harvey Dunn at the Grand Central Art School. His works appeared in all the major publications of the day, including Life, Ladies' Home Journal, and Woman's Home Companion throughout the 1930's and '40s. He was inducted into the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame in 1988.