January 26, 2019 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Louis John Rhead

(New York, 1857-1926)

Read The Sun, signed in stone with monogram lower left, Liebler & Maass, New York, printer, color lithographic advertising poster, 30-1/2 x 48 in., metal frame, conservation acrylic, along with 13 in. water bottle with same image and text "Ice Water"

Note: Ice Skating was a popular feature in advertisements even for local newspapers, such as this one for [The Sun] in New York. This poster was also featured in prominent poster artist and publisher Jules Cheret's [Les Maitres de l'Affiches] (Paris, 1896-1900). The relevance of skating for the general public can also be seen in the replication of this poster onto a promotional ice water bottle that accompanied this lot.

Provenance:The Skating Collection of Dick Button, New York


Poster Condition: B, backed with linen, folds, creases, small stains and tears mostly at lower right

Bottle in good condition

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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