DAC Collection Artist Information
James Montgomery Flagg
American illustrator, painter, and author
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Known for his illustrations for "Liberty," "Cosmopolitan," "College Humor," and other magazines. Appointed military artist for New York State in World War I, and made forty-six posters which were used by the U.S. Government. The best known is the poster featuring the character Uncle Sam and the words "I Want You."
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500003051.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to James Montgomery Flagg:
|James Montgomery Flagg||Jane, 1943||Pencil drawing on wove paper|
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