darn it all, this is a very competent blogspot… sauce on the click-out, of course. Too bad it isn’t a tumblr! (hohoho)
Shit Leyendecker, I’ll wear those sock garters.
JC Leyendecker - Sleeping Uncle Sam
JC Leyendecker - Ringing the Liberty Bell
Seated Woman, ca 1895.
Joseph C. Leyendecker
Black watercolor, white gouache, and graphite on blue-gray wove paper
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Leyendecker is better known for his work from the 1910s onward - but this looks to be a fairly early work by him. Already it shows many elements of the style for which he would become known for doing advertisements for the Arrow Collar.
Interesting early piece!
JC Leyendecker 1936
Ad for (I think) Arrow Shirts, 1920s
JC Leyendecker - George Washington in Profile