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Joseph Christian Leyendecker

Carousel Ride

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Joseph Christian Leyendecker

Joseph Christian Leyendecker

Carousel Ride

Carousel Ride

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Lot sold:

516,100

USD

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.

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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