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For what we are about to receive, cover for Liberty, December 13, 1930
Date: 1930
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 19 3/8 × 16 3/8 in. (49.2 × 41.6 cm) frame: 21 × 18 in. (53.3 × 45.7 cm)
Illustration Citation: Cover, Liberty Magazine, December 13, 1930
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Audrey Thrasher de Russow, 1973
Object Number: 1973-17
About: In 1926, Leslie Thrasher accepted a commission to provide a cover a week for Liberty Magazine for the next six years. He devised an ongoing series called “For The Love o’ Lil,” with each cover accompanied by his explanatory text in the magazine. The covers followed the lives of the middle-class couple Lil Morse and Sandford Jenkins from their engagement through their early family years. Here Lil instructs her son in a Christmas bedtime prayer of thanksgiving.
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