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    Gerald Leake (1885-1975) Original Illustration (c.1940). Gerald Leake was an accomplished artist whose work was published in many areas of the commercial market. He created advertising images for Coca-Cola, and painted numerous magazine covers and story illustrations. This painting is a superb example of his top illustration work, a wonderful depiction, filled with activity, of a group of football fans. Leake skillfully focuses our attention on the two service men who are involved in a completely different sort of game. This was most likely published as an advertisement or story illustration. Rendered in oil on canvas, it measures 24 x 33 and is signed lower right.

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    March, 2003
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