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Edwin Megargee (1883-1958), "Staunch", hand-colored engraving published by Derrydale Press in 1938, edition 144/250 signed LR, plate: 11.5 x 15.25", paper: 20 x 25"

Edwin Megargee was an animal painter, illustrator, and etcher. He was born in 1883 in Mt. Airy, Pennsylvania. Throughout his educational career, he attended Georgetown University from 1899 to 1900, Drexel Institute in Philadelphia from 1900 to 1904, and finally the Art Students League from 1904 to 1905. He was a breeder and painter of gun dogs and wrote and illustrated several illustrated dog dictionaries. He also painted horses, cattle and cock-fighting scenes. The running greyhound logo for the Greyhound Bus Co. was designed by Megargee. He was on the board of directors of the American Kennel Club. Several of his game-shooting scenes appeared in "Field & Stream" throughout the 1940s-50s.

Condition

Good

Starting Bid

$100.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 20.5%

Edwin Megargee (1883-1958), "Staunch", Derrydale Press

Estimate $200 - $400Oct 13, 2018
Auction Curated By:
Gabe Echeverry
Decorative Arts Specialist
7233 Blanco Road
San Antonio, TX 78216
United States
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