J. Knowles Hare Original Advertisement for Inter-Town's Food Market
Known for his drypoint etching portraits and his magazine cover illustrations, John Knowles Hare was born in Montclair, New Jersey in 1884. He was a member of the Society of Illustrators in New York. In the early 1900s he had many magazine covers, and he also did drypoint etchings, one of the more famous being "Sympathy." He was a frequent contributor of saccharine portraits of 1920s-type young women for the covers of "The Saturday Evening Post" and "The Country Gentleman". magazines. Hare died in 1947 in Montclair, New Jersey. Here he has created a paddle advertisement with his signature artwork of a dog and young boy. This could have been a paddle for a game or it could have been used as a fan, while folks were standing in line for their meet during those hot New Jersey days. EX-MT condtion.
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