• American Paintings  auction at Christies

    Sale 2199

    American Paintings

    29 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 189

    Haddon H. Sundblom (1899-1976)

    Santa

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Haddon H. Sundblom (1899-1976)
    Santa
    signed 'Sundblom' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    18 x 20 in. (45.7 x 50.8 cm.)


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    Haddon Sundblom created images for literary publications such as The Saturday Evening Post and Ladies' Home Journal as well as major food and beverage companies such as Maxwell House, Budweiser and Coca-Cola. The present work relates to the artist's renowned "Coca-Cola Santa" series.

    Provenance

    Private collection, commissioned from the artist, 1974.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Michael Salisbury