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    McClelland Barclay (1891-1943) Magazine Story Illustration (c.1930). An accomplished illustrator, McClelland Barclay's work appeared in many of the major magazines, including The Saturday Evening Post, Cosmopolitan, and The Country Gentleman. His "Body by Fisher" ads for General Motors are memorable examples of his work in advertising. He contributed numerous posters and illustrations for the war effort during World War II before being lost at sea while serving with the Navy in the Pacific. This painting, a story illustration which is believed to have been published in Cosmopolitan magazine, is rendered in oil on canvas, measuring 29.5 x 40. It is signed lower-middle left. Regarding the signature: the artist's last name is quite faint, but his first name is clearly legible.

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    March, 2003
    6th-10th Thursday-Monday
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