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    Joseph Francis Kernan (1878-1958) Original Advertising Art (1949). J. F. Kernan, an avid sportsman, incorporated much of what he enjoyed in his work. He produced hundreds of illustrations throughout his career with hunting, fishing, or other sports-related subjects as his central theme. These and many other works by the artist appeared as covers, story illustrations, and advertising art in many of the national magazines: Liberty, The Saturday Evening Post, Collier's, and The Country Gentleman, all published his skillful illustrations. This offering, a finely detailed advertisement for beer, is rendered in pencil on board. It is matted (28 x 24) with an approximate sight size of 20 x 16 and is signed and dated (1949) lower left.

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