Gag Presentation Drawing of Henry Clive

Artist:James Montgomery Flagg
Medium:Watercolor, Gouache, and Pencil on Illustration Board
Dimensions:Sight Size 17 1/2" x 12 1/2" Framed 36 1/4" x 32"
Original Use:Gag Presentation Drawing for Henry Clive by James Montgomery Flagg
Price:S O L D
Above: Close Up of Image
Above: Full Image in Quartersawn Mission Oak Frame
Above: Dedication to Henry Clive
Above: Artist's Signature

This humorous watercolor by famed American Illustrator, James Montgomery Flagg, attests to the fraternity and friendship that existed between peers during the Golden Age of Illustration.

Clive evidently had grown tired of the illustration game specifically, tired of painting woman. Threatening to leave it all behind and become a southwestern landscape painter, Flagg perfectly lampooned Clive in this painting.

Flagg was an amazingly prolific illustrator and is best known for his WWI poster artwork and for creating the resonating famed image of our dear old Uncle Sam.

Above: Detail of Mr. Henry Clive
Above: Detail of nude cactus mirage


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