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The Century: Midsummer Holiday Number, August

Artist:
Joseph Christian Leyendecker (American (born Germany), Montabaur 1874–1951 New Rochelle, New York)
Publisher:
The Century Company
Printer:
Orcutt Lithographic Company
Date:
1896
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
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)
Classifications:
Prints, Posters
Credit Line:
Leonard A. Lauder Collection of American Posters, Gift of Leonard A. Lauder, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.1202.59
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.

Kiehl 131.112
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.



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