Dec 16, 2021 - Sale 2592

Sale 2592 - Lot 195

Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
WILLARD MULLIN (1902-1978)
"The South"-group of three editorial illustrations for the article "Football Forecast" by Grantland Rice, published in Look magazine, Sept 12, 1950. Ink, watercolor, and wash on paper. Cut from the original full-sized sheet which contained all the team mascots. Average size 177x177 mm; 7x7 inches (sheet). Each signed "Willard Mullin" in lower margins, stamped, and partially captioned on versos. Taped to mattes and framed.

Mullin's illustrations for the seasonal "football forecast" in Look were a popular feature.