Discus Thrower, Joseph Christian Leyendecker

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Artist   Joseph Christian Leyendecker - View Bio
Title   Discus Thrower
Date Of Work   c. 1920
Dimensions   10 x 11.75
Notes   One of the male sports studies done by Leyendecker. The discus thrower is posed and ready.

His advertising illustrations made his clients famous. The Arrow Collar man was a byword for the debonair, handsome male, and women wrote thousands of love letters to him care of Cluett, Peabody & Company. His illustrations for Hart, Schaffner & Marx were equally successful in promoting an image of suited elegance. He was elected to the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame in 1977.
Presented in a 16 x 20 acid free presentation matts.
Price Category   Category B  View Price Categories
Inventory Number   11362