Lot 86 of 420:
1942 calendar with color print by Harold Von Schmidt  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$480
$800 - $1,200

1942 Wells Fargo wall calendar featuring large color print by Harold Von Schmidt
Von Schmidt, Harold
San Francisco
Wells Fargo Bank and Union Trust Co.

Framed (with Plexiglas) oversized wall calendar, 95x64 cm (37½x24½"), with color print 49x49 cm (19½x19½"). With frame: 104x79 cm (45x31").

1942 Wells Fargo wall calendar featuring a large color print from a painting by Harold Von Schmidt, titled Christmas Eve in the High Sierra, featuring "The Wells Fargo agent at a lonely mountain-station greeting one of the Wells Fargo overland stage-coaches."  The painting is dated 1923. Harold Von Schmidt was a popular California illustrator, who specialized in magazine interior illustrations.  His work primarily appeared in Collier's Weekly, Cosmopolitan, Liberty, The Saturday Evening Post, and Sunset. He produced 60 illustrations for a deluxe copy of Willa Cather's Death comes for the Archbishop in 1948.

Lot Amendments
Light wear to frame; calendar with light wear with some visible creasing; very good.
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