Joseph Christian Leyendecker
1874 - 1951
NEW YEAR'S BABY
signed with the artist's monogrammed signature JC Leyendecker (lower left)
oil on canvas
28 by 21 inches
(71.1 by 53.3 cm)
Painted in 1920.
William Mullin, New York, after 1951 (acquired from the artist's family)
By descent to the present owner (his daughter)
The Saturday Evening Post, January 3, 1920, illustrated on the cover © SEPS licensed by Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN. All rights reserved.
Michael Schau, J.C. Leyendecker, New York, 1974, illustrated p. 186
Jan Cohn, Covers of “The Saturday Evening Post:" Seventy Years of Outstanding Illustration from America’s Favorite Magazine, New York, 1995, illustrated p. 98
Laurence S. Cutler and Judy Goffman Cutler, J.C. Leyendecker: American Imagist, New York, 2008, illustrated p. 133