Drawing celebrating Christmas 1950 Signed, with self portrait caricature, on heavy card stock measures 4 inches wide by 9.75 tall. JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG.
JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG

(1877-1960). American painter and illustrator; best known for creating the recruiting poster for World War 1, depicting "Uncle Sam," modeled on himself, with the caption, "I Want You."

Drawing celebrating Christmas 1950 Signed, with self portrait caricature, on heavy card stock measures 4 inches wide by 9.75 tall.

The drawing shows Flagg and and fellow artist Harry Beckhoff Beckhoff watch a mouse, draw. Flagg has written a caption at the top margin of the card above the figures of himself and Beckhoff. Referring to the green shirted mouse with pen in hand, Flagg writes, "He's my stooge - does my king size stuff." Below the art table, he writes in red, "Merry Xmas, [in purple] 1950 to Harry X Handsome wife, [in green] from Monty." A bright and appealing ink and water color holiday illustration.

Item #4420

Price: $875.00

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