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The Painter's Last Gasp

his poster represents an intermediate stage in the mechanical reproduction of images. While the images of the implements and their operators were derived from photographs, the details of sky and hills were hand-painted onto the printing plates in the traditional lithographic manner. Although hand painting persisted in fine art printmaking, it yielded to photographic techniques in commercial lithography.

Deering poster.

Color Lithograph, 1919

Printed by Rolland & Carqueville Co. (Chicago)
for International Harvester Co. (Chicago)
30" x 20"
WHI 33585

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