Lines and Colors art blog

Search results for: “leyendecker”

  • Happy Leyendecker Baby New Year 2011!

    In spite of the fact that I’ve featured him twice just in the past two weeks, I’ll continue my tradition of ringing out the old year and bringing in the new with a couple of New Year’s babies from J.C. Leyendecker, the American illustrator who started the practice of representing the new year as a…

  • Even more Leyendecker wonderfulness, in high resolution no less

    Wow. Good week for J.C. Leyendecker fans. If my post last Sunday about the Leyendecker studies on David Apatoff’s Illustration Art blog weren’t enough, we now have a wonderful post about J.C. Leyendecker by illustrator Scott Anderson, in which he posts a number of images of a few Leyendecker originals that he had the opportunity…

  • More J.C. Leyendecker on Illustration Art

    Long time readers of Lines and Colors will know that J.C. Leyendecker is one of my favorite illustrators, and I’m always happy to share Leyendecker resources on the web when I come across them. Illustrator Chris Sheban, who I wrote about here, was kind enough to let me know about an older post on David…

  • The Haggin Museum Leyendecker Collection

    The Haggin Museum in Stockton, California has the largest collection of works by the great American illustrator J.C. Leyendecker held by any museum. The collection had been on tour for some time and returned to the museum in May. Since then work has been completed on a newly remodeled gallery in which the collection will…

  • Happy Leyendecker Baby New Year 2010!

    In what is becoming something of a tradition, I’ll wrap up the year with four more Saturday Evening Post covers from the early 20th Century featuring New Year’s babies from J.C. Leyendecker, the illustrator who started the practice of representing the new year as a baby. For more on the history of Leyendecker’s New Year’s…

  • Happy Leyendecker Baby New Year 2009!

    Another post of New Year’s babies from the illustrator who originated the concept of representing the new year as a baby, J.C. Leyendecker; and some of his numerous Saturday Evening Post covers which captured the essence of the year into the theme surrounding the baby. There is (finally!) a new book of Leyendecker’s work, J.C.…