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Joseph Christian Leyendecker

Carousel Ride

Auction Closed

December 11, 04:21 PM GMT


200,000 - 300,000 USD

Lot Details


Joseph Christian Leyendecker

1874 - 1951

Carousel Ride

signed with monogrammed initials JLC (lower right)

oil on canvas

31 1/4 by 23 inches

(79.4 by 58.4 cm)

Painted in 1930.

Illustration House, Inc., New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1998
The Saturday Evening Post, September 6, 1930, cover illustration (©SEPS licensed by Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN. All rights reserved)
Jan Cohn, Covers of 'The Saturday Evening Post:' Seventy Years of Outstanding Illustration from America's Favorite Magazine, New York, 1998, p. 142, illustrated
Walt Reed, The Illustrator in America, 1860-2000, New York, 2001, p. 151
Laurence S. Cutler and Judy Goffman Cutler, J.C. Leyendecker, New York, 2008, p. 151, illustrated
Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Norman Rockwell Museum, J. C. Leyendecker, November 1997-May 1998
New York, Dahesh Museum of Art, Stories to Tell: Masterworks from the Golden Age of American Illustration, February-May 2006, no. 49, p. 52, illustrated
New York, Society of Illustrators, Americans Abroad: J. C. Leyendecker and the European Academic Influence on American Illustration, May-July 2008
Malibu, California, The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Illustrating Modern Life: The Golden Age of American Illustration, January-March 2013