Surf fisherman in waders, casting into the sea, near a lighthouse, at sunrise, a brush-and-ink illustration, with wash, highlighted in white, on board (darkened, edges badly stained), 16 x 15 1/8 inches

New York: Grant & Wadworth Advertising Agency for the Hall Line Co. (of Highland Mills, NY), 1947. Original advertising artwork with spaces for printed text, annoted in pencil in lower margin "Please return / Art to Grant / & Wadsworth Agency / as soon as finished / using it"; agency's printed label affixed to verso. Accompanied by a salesman's sample "Hall's Celebrated Bass and Tarpon Line," a gilt-stamped leather rectangle with seven line samples attached, each a different strength, from six to 24 threads. Board darkened and chipped at corners, heavy staining along edges, soiled, a good example only, the salesman's sample fine. (1084). Item #53190

Price: $300.00

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