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    USA Bonds-Boy Scouts of America (American Lithographic Co., 1918). J.C. Leyendecker Poster (20" X 30").
    This 1918 poster is by famed illustrator Joseph Christian Leyendecker (1874 -1951) who executed over 300 works for The Saturday Evening Post between 1900 and 1940. In 1923 he created "The Arrow Collar Man," one of the most famous advertising symbols of the first part of the 20th Century. Leyendecker was born in Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1883. A graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago, Leyendecker rivals Maxfield Parrish and Norman Rockwell for the title of America's greatest illustrator. This is a stunning image of American patriotism at its finest--a Boy Scout handing up a sword (inscribed "Be prepared") to a stylized warrior carrying a shield with an eagle design who is draped in a robe resembling the U.S. flag. In excellent condition, the piece shows only slight fading of colors and edge wear with tears. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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