Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Chap-Book: May

Artist:
William Henry Bradley (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1868–1962 La Mesa, California)
Publisher:
Stone and Kimball (Chicago)
Date:
1895
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 1/16 × 16 1/8 in. (56.1 × 41 cm) Image: 20 1/16 x 13 5/16 in. (51 x 33.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Posters
Credit Line:
Leonard A. Lauder Collection of American Posters, Gift of Leonard A. Lauder, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.1202.9
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered bottom half of sheet: 'THE/ CHAP-/ BOOK'
Signed lower left: 'BRADLEY'
Leonard A. Lauder; Donor: Leonard A. Lauder
Kiehl 105.18
Roberta Waddell Wong Will H. Bradley: American Artist & Craftsman (1868–1962) Ex. cat., June 16–July 31. 1972, lent by the Art Institute of Chicago., cat. no. 4.

Roberta Waddell Will Bradley: His Graphic Art, A collection of his posters, illustrations, typographic designs, and decorations. Clarence P. Hornung, 1974, fig. no. IV.

David W. Kiehl, Phillip Dennis Cate, Nancy Finlay American Art Posters of the 1890s in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, including the Leonard A. Lauder Collection. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1987, cat. no. 18, p. 105, ill.

Frederick R. Brandt, Robert Koch, Philip B. Meggs, M. Kathryn Shields Designed to Sell: Turn-of-the-Century American Posters in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. 1994, cat. no. 13, p. 55, ill.



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