Jan 22, 2015 - Sale 2372

Sale 2372 - Lot 156

Price Realized: $ 4,420
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
"They silently permitted the still indignant principal to herd them out of the building." Oil on canvas. 838x610 mm; 33x24 inches. Illustration for the story "According to Code: A Limpy Randall Story," by William Johnston, as published in Good Housekeeping magazine, Volume 62, January 1916, on page 281. Signed W.H.D. Koerner and dated 1915, lower right. In original wooden canvas frame, verso contains title in pencil, three small expert canvas repairs, and a few areas of soiling and faint dampstaining.

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Koerner illustrated many of Johnston's stories about Edward Haverford ("Limpy") Randall, a plucky and determined schoolboy with a crippled leg, for Good Housekeeping in the 1910s.