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    Sale 2526 | Lot 6
    Estimate: $700 - $1,000
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      Sale 2526 Lot 6

      ROBERT LAWSON
      "Just the right amount of Turkish." Illustration for a Chesterfield cigarette advertisement, 1930. Mixed media, with watercolor, gouache, graphite, pen, and ink on paper. 136x142 mm; 5 1/4x5 1/4 inches. Tipped to board with window matte. Provenance: acquired from the artist by G. Everett Hoyt, Chesterfield account manager at Hoyt Advertising; to descendent, then to two private collections.

      Estimate $700 - 1,000

      Though best known for his children's book illustrations, particularly "Ferdinand the Bull" and his own "Rabbit Hill," which won the first Newbery award, Lawson was a prolific illustrator of popular monthly magazines and advertising campaigns.