01-25-201901-25-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
3203BBoston
January 25, 2019 10:00 AMCalender
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John Clymer (American, 1907-1989),American Locomotive Diesel-Electric Train/Illustration for an Advertisement for The Saturday Evening

$4,613$3,750
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3203BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

John Clymer (American, 1907-1989)

American Locomotive Diesel-Electric Train/Illustration for an Advertisement for The Saturday Evening Post
Signed "J. Clymer" l.r.
Oil on canvas, 30 x 31 in. (76.2 x 78.7 cm),framed.
Condition: Abrasion l.l., abrasions and small losses to edges, surface grime.

Provenance: Acquired by the consignor's father during his employment with the Alco Corporation.

N.B. This painting was an illustration for an advertisement of American Locomotive's (Alco) Diesel-Electric trains that appeared in The Saturday Evening Post's November 30, 1946, issue. The page on which the advertisement appears accompanies the lot.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

There is a small area of flaking with paint loss at lower right, to the left of the signature. There is unobtrusive craquelure. No further condition issues to report.

Frame dimensions: 33 1/2 x 34 1/2 in.


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Keywords

Alco Corporation, John Clymer