Joseph Christian Leyendecker (American (born Germany), Montabaur 1874–1951 New Rochelle, New York)
The Century Company
Orcutt Lithographic Company
Sheet: 21 5/16 × 15 7/8 in. (54.1 × 40.4 cm)
Image: 15 1/16 in. × 14 in. (38.2 × 35.5 cm)
Leonard A. Lauder Collection of American Posters, Gift of Leonard A. Lauder, 1984
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered upper left: 'THE', upper center: 'CENTURY' upper right: 'AUGUST/ MIDSUMMER HOLIDAY NUMBER', lower center: 'FIRST PRIZE, CENTURY POSTER CONTEST. / [COPYRIGHT 1896 BY THE CENTURY CO.] / ELIHU VEDDER, / F. HOPKINSON SMITH, / HENRY J. HARDENBERGH, / JUDGES.', lower left corner: 'DESIGNED BY J.C. LEYENDECKER', lower right corner: 'PRINTED FROM ALUMINUM BY W.B. ORCUTT COMPANY, N.Y.'
Leonard A. Lauder; Donor: Leonard A. Lauder
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 29, 1996–October 21, 1996.
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. 112, p. 131, ill.
Artist: Joseph Christian Leyendecker (American (born Germany), Montabaur 1874–1951 New Rochelle, New York)Medium: Gouache on cardboard with light tan wove paper facingAccession: 53.109.3On view in:Not on view
Artist: Joseph Christian Leyendecker (American (born Germany), Montabaur 1874–1951 New Rochelle, New York)Medium: Black watercolor, white gouache, and graphite on blue-gray wove paperAccession: 53.109.2On view in:Not on view