Amos Sewell (American, 1901-1983)
A Christmas Sermon
Signed "AMOS/SEWELL" l.r., numbered "P7935" on the reverse, identified on labels from The Curtis Publishing Company and The Saturday Evening Post affixed to the reverse.
Tempera or similar on illustration board, 28 x 22 in. (71.0 x 55.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Flaking, subtle rippling to the illustration board.
Provenance: Collection of Robert Fuoss, former editor of The Saturday Evening Post, then by descent within the family.
N.B. This painting was published in the December 25, 1948, issue of The Saturday Evening Post to illustrate Roark Bradford's poem A Christmas Sermon (Vol. 221, No. 26, text p. 16, color ill. p. 17).
Please note that the copyright for this image is held by The Curtis Publishing Company, owner of The Saturday Evening Post.
Also inscribed "Hold for Mr. Fuoss" on the reverse.
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