Joseph Christian Leyendecker: The Courtship (1905)
Leyendecker (1874-1951) was an American illustrator from the early 20th century. His work is almost exclusively poster, book and advertising illustrations - during his active period he made almost 400 magazine covers of which 322 for the 'The Saturday Evening Post'. This painting was done for the Success Magazine for the December 1905 issue. Painting from 1905.