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Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: The Modern Poster

Artist:
William Henry Bradley (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1868–1962 La Mesa, California)
Date:
1895
Medium:
Letterpress (relief process) on gray paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 13/16 × 12 7/16 in. (50.3 × 31.6 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Posters
Credit Line:
Purchase, Leonard A. Lauder Gift, 1990
Accession Number:
1990.1016.1
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered upper center: 'CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS THE/ NEW YORK', lower center: 'MODERN POSTER', lower right below image: 'ONLY ONE THOUSAND COPIES/ PRINTED OF WHICH THIS IS NO',written in brown ink '22' [signature]
Signed and dated in stone, upper left: 'WILL H BRADLEY 95'
Vendor: Hirschl & Adler Galleries
Wong 23
Roberta Waddell Wong Will H. Bradley: American Artist & Craftsman (1868–1962) Ex. cat., June 16–July 31. 1972, cat. no. 22.

Roberta Waddell Will Bradley: His Graphic Art, A collection of his posters, illustrations, typographic designs, and decorations. Clarence P. Hornung, 1974, cat. no. 22.

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. 18, p. 56, ill.



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