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Hugo Fleury Original Artwork for Waterlow & Son Advertising With Early Portrait of “Queen Elizabeth

Currency:USD Category:Art / Medium - Watercolors Start Price:2,100.00 USD Estimated At:3,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD
Hugo Fleury Original Artwork for Waterlow & Son Advertising With Early Portrait of “Queen Elizabeth
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This item SOLD at 2013 Apr 16 @ 18:10UTC-4 : AST/EDT
London, England, ND (ca. 1952), Dramatic and impressive original hand drawn and colored portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 x 5 inch advertising card, Plants flank portrait with purple border on m/c with intaglio engraved border pieces glued to the borders of the illustration, Waterlow & Sons title on top with “Coronation Year 1953” under portrait of queen, detailed archival notations on side and back of card, extremely attractive Waterlow advertising note design. Fleury, an artist and designer for Waterlow & Sons, is known for designing stamps for the 1935 King George V Silver Jubilee Issue for England as well as a 1935 Portugal 1000 Escudos Note and a number of Czechoslovakian banknotes used in the 1940's and also other banknotes and stamps. Rare and unique artwork from this well known Waterlow & Sons artist. XF condition with light mounting stains and glue remnants in a couple of small areas on back. W&S.