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Happy Leyendecker Baby New Year 2016!

Happy Leyendecker Baby New Year 2015!,  J.C. Leyendecker New Year's babies from covers for The Saturday Evening Post
As I’ve done every New Year’s Eve for the past 10 years, I’ll wish all Lines and Colors readers a Happy New Year with a few more of J.C. Leyendecker’s terrific New Year’s babies.

These are from a three decade run of The Saturday Evening Post covers from the early 20th century. For more, see my previous links, below.

I hope your crystal ball reveals a new year filled with art and inspiration!


7 responses to “Happy Leyendecker Baby New Year 2016!”

  1. These are great, Charley! Thanks for another great year of posts and I look forward to more in the upcoming year! Happy New Year to you!

  2. Happy New Year Charley! Thanks for another year of posts and those special finds you always manage to dig up. A lot our inspiration comes from them!

  3. Happy New Year, Charley! Looking forward to all the new posts. Thanks for the hard work!

  4. Happy New year Charley. Thanks for all the joy.

  5. Thank you for all the Leyendeckers!

  6. Enzo del Brocco Avatar
    Enzo del Brocco

    I recently saw a revisited “2017” edition of Leyndecker’s Saturday Evening Post cover of December 27, 1930…”Forging a New Year”. Have you seen it and would you now who the artist is..??

    1. I haven’t seen the version you mention, Enzo. I searched briefly, but didn’t find it.

      For the benefit of other readers, the original Leyendecker painting of “Forging a New Year” referred to shows the baby forging the “1” of year 1931, as seen on this page: