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And so the relationship..and the commissions..grow..

Looks like by about 1905 The Leyendecker’s had moved out to New Rochelle and Frank and Joe were commuting to the studio in NY City for the most part. Also, of course, Joe would spend most of his time there … Continue reading

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Enter HANDSOME Charles A. Beach..Hmmm…

And why wouldnt we swoon ?? Which brings our legacy to the beginning of a lifelong relationship between J.C. Leyendecker , his family, and a man named Charles A. Beach. It is said that Joe was out of town somewhere … Continue reading

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BEFORE ARROW COLLARS..A couple of things.

It was May 20th 1899 , when the Leyendecker Boys were in Chicago at the Fine Arts building , that J.C. received his first commission for the Sat.Evening Post..This would begin a 44 year association with the magazine (322 Covers … Continue reading

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There is so much to know..

I feel like I am letting you down if I don’t explain that in around 1889, the family was no longer able to pay for furthering any education, so Joe enrolled as an apprentice at the J.Manz company..a Chicago engraving … Continue reading

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Here’s the beginnings, early facts.. a start..

..I continue my search and with each search I am finding more and more about our J.C. Leyendecker and his brother, Frank X Leyendecker..most of all that they were setting the world on fire with their beautiful work and sought … Continue reading

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Tell us…how did the Leyendecker Legacy begin?? And When ???

Ok..here’s what we know..The Leyendecker( PRONOUNCED¬† LION DECKER)¬† family lived in Germany in the late 1800s and in 1874(March 23rd ), “Joe” as his friends always called him, was born.. They brought he and the rest of the family (including … Continue reading

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An Original Painting,”Flirtation Under Cupid’s Watch” by Frank X Leyendecker

I was lucky to find this original FX Leyendecker ..It is beautiful..we have made greeting cards from the image as well..Image size is 12 inches across by 20 inches long. The original came from Marisa Del Re Gallery in New … Continue reading

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