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    John Knowles Hare (1884-1947) Original Calendar Art (1918-1920). A rare "yard long" original painting by John Knowles Hare, a prolific artist whose illustrations appeared in many national publications. In 1918, he painted his first cover for the The Saturday Evening Post, and several other Post cover appearances followed over the next few years. This extremely uncommon offering was published as a famous "yard long" calendar, so named because the published print measures 36 inches tall. Yard long calendars alone are exceedingly scarce, and when they can be located can command from $1,500 to $2,500. Executed in oil on canvas, this magnificent painting measures 40 x 15 (framed 46.5x 21.5), and is signed lower right.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2003
    6th-9th Thursday-Sunday
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