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Medium: Illustration Board
"Saint Germain" Paris Cityscape by Konstantin Korovine
By Konstantin Alekseyevich Korovin
Located in Soquel, CA
"Saint Germain" Paris Cityscape by Konstantin Korovine Lively Paris street scene by Konstantin Alexievitch Korovine (Constant Korovin) (Russian, 1861-1939). In a plaza outside a lar...
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1930s Post-Impressionist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Illustration Board, Oil

La Vie D'Hiver
Located in Minneapolis, MN
An original gouache cover illustration for a 1928 issue of the notorious French publication La Vie Parisienne. The long running, humorous, and racy magazine chronicled the exploits a...
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1920s Art Deco Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Illustration Board, Gouache, Graphite

Disconnected
By Weston Taylor
Located in Minneapolis, MN
A dazzling original 1942 pastel on illustration board by Weston Taylor, commissioned by the C. Moss Calendar company for a pin up calendar titled "Disconnected." This is a classic ar...
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1940s Art Deco Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Illustration Board, Pastel

"Fools", Harlequin Jester Twins, Carved Paper Relief Painting in Primary Colors
By Martin Ingley
Located in Soquel, CA
Whimsical textured relief painting of two stylized twin jesters in primary colors, their long mask-like faces created with the technique of hand carving layers of laminated paper boa...
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Late 20th Century Fauvist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic Polymer, Acrylic, Illustration Board

A Dingbat Race
By Dudley Ward
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Dating to 1908, this whimsical and spirited watercolor painting is the work of the English-Canadian illustrator Dudley Ward. A "Dingbat" comic character attempts to escape a frog tet...
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Early 1900s Jugendstil Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Illustration Board, Watercolor

18th Century Courtesan
By Clarence Polly Hill
Located in Minneapolis, MN
A provocative, whimsical and highly stylized 1926 original illustration by Brooklyn, New York artist Clarence "Polly" Hill. An 18th century style French corseted courtesan and her at...
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1920s Art Deco Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Illustration Board, Watercolor

Harvesting at Sunrise - Post Impressionist Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Expressive landscape with a farm worker by an unknown artist (20th Century). A farm worker is picking greenery from a field as the sun rises behind them. There appears to be a filed ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Post-Impressionist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Acrylic, Illustration Board

Come Be My Love
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This well-rendered gouache illustration by artist and illustrator Wesley Snyder features a bubbly blonde sweetheart in a white tennis skirt and a pink sweater emblazoned with the nic...
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1940s American Realist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration Board

The Chamber Maid
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Original pin-up pastel for the Brown & Bigelow calendar company, St. Paul Minnesota. Earl Moran was a leading pin-up and glamour artist during the Golden Age of Illustration. The ...
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1940s Realist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Illustration Board, Pastel

Love's Young Dream
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This is a soft, moody, and evocative pastel by the well-listed and prolific illustrator Carle J. Blenner. This features a lovely Edwardian maiden in a loose fitting pink dress with a...
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Early 1900s Other Art Style Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Illustration Board, Pastel

Golfer Swinging, Vintage 7 Up Ad "Get Real Action" in Green and Yellow - Golf
Located in Miami, FL
This strobe-like dynamic composition with bright and bold colors reflects the energetic taste of the 7 Up brand. It lies somewhere between abstraction and figuration. Peaks' use of b...
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1960s American Modern Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Illustration Board

A Blue Eyed Lass
By Gene Pressler
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This beautifully well-preserved pastel painting is by American artist and illustrator Gene Pressler. With a rich color palette and Pressler's signature glow, this pastel features a r...
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Early 20th Century Other Art Style Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Pastel, Illustration Board

Freya (Seated Backwards), Mixed media on grey board
Located in London, GB
Howard Tangye (b.1948, Australia) has been an influential force in fashion for decades. Lecturing at London’s Central Saint Martins for 35 years, including 16 years as head of BA Wom...
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2010s Contemporary Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

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Carbon Pencil, Paper, Color Pencil, Chalk, Graphite, Charcoal, Other Med...

Being a Mother Yourself...
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This humorous yet disturbing Americana illustration from 1951 captures the exasperation of an archetypical housewife in the early baby boom years. Artist Stan Galli shows a pretty ye...
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1950s Pop Art Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration Board

La Coquette
Located in Minneapolis, MN
La Coquette by Alberto Vargas is an early work by the Peruvian born pin up legend exploring the Commedia dell'arte revival that took hold around 1915. The cast of characters in this ...
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Early 1900s Art Deco Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration Board

Contemporary Circular Figurative Abstract by NanC Meinhardt
Located in Soquel, CA
Contemporary Circular Figurative Abstract by NanC Meinhardt Evocative contemporary figurative abstract by NanC Meinhardt (American, 20th Century). Reminiscent of her bead work; a st...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, India Ink, Illustration Board

Early 20th Century Street with Trees & Houses, Fauvist Figurative Landscape
Located in Soquel, CA
A vivid and expressive early 20th century modern figurative landscape with two small figures on a colorful street with tall trees and inviting houses, by an unknown artist, circa 193...
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1930s Fauvist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

Nude Figurative in Oil on Artist's Board
Located in Soquel, CA
Nude study by Andy Smith (American, 20th Century). A woman is seated, slightly leaning to the left of the composition. The background fades from a rusty red to a dark blue, changing ...
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2010s Surrealist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Illustration Board, Canvas, Oil

"15 Story Detective," Pulp Cover, 1950
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Illustration Board Signature: Unsigned Sight Size 15.00" x 21.00;" Framed 23.00" x 41.00" Cover for 15 Story Detective Pulp - October, 1950 This striking and tense d...
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1950s Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

Death Makes A Mistake
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Death Makes a Mistake is an eerie, dark, and foreboding interior pulp illustration by Harold McCauley which appeared in the January 1943 issue of the sci-fi/fantasy pulp magazine Ama...
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1940s Art Deco Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media, Illustration Board

Night Life in the City - Figurative Cityscape
Located in Soquel, CA
Night Life in the City - Figurative Cityscape Mid 1960s cityscape by an unknown artist. Oil on artists board. Image, 16"H x 20"W
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1960s American Modern Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Illustration Board

Portrait of a Distinguished Asian Gentleman
Located in Soquel, CA
Stately portrait of an Asian man by Carmel, California artist Ceila Burnham Kent Seymour (American, 1869-1958). The man sits in a chair against a yellow wall, facing the right of the...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

Basket Weaver with his Baskets for the Market 1950s figurative oil
Located in Soquel, CA
Basket Weaver with his Baskets for the Market 1950s figurative oil Expressive and detail portrait of a weaver and his baskets, heading to market by California impressionist nna Oley...
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1950s American Impressionist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Illustration Board

Modern Girl Spicy Pulp Magazine Cover
Located in Minneapolis, MN
A signed original pastel on illustration board from the late 1930's by the prolific cover artist and pin-up illustrator Cardwell Higgins of an oddly alluring modernist blonde showgir...
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1930s Art Deco Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Illustration Board, Pastel

Luna - Goddess of the Moon
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This is a rare surviving pastel by the prolific and inventive early pin-up artist James Ross Bryson. Bryson defined Art Nouveau feminine beauty with his Edwardian views of corseted a...
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1910s Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Pastel, Illustration Board

Native American Geronimo 1870s Portrait painted circa 1950s
Located in Soquel, CA
Native American Geronimo 1870s Portrait painted circa 1950s Oil on canvasboard Excellent and expressive portrait of Apache Indian Chief Geronimo as he looked in the 1870s by D. Morga...
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1950s American Impressionist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board, Canvas

Outside the Synagogue Russian Judaica Oil Painting
Located in Surfside, FL
This piece came from the collection of the Bezalel Art Gallery on the Lower East Side of New York City. Emmanuil Snitkovsky is an internationally known artist, sculpture and poet. ...
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1980s Modern Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Illustration Board

Perched Pelicans by the Ocean - Oil on Canvas
Located in Soquel, CA
Two pelicans standing on posts by an unknown artist (20th Century). One pelican is looking up at the sky, the other down at the water. Both are perched atop a group of posts in the w...
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Late 20th Century American Impressionist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Illustration Board, Canvas, Oil

Lady In Blue
Located in Minneapolis, MN
By the time Philip Boileau created this pastel on board calendar illustration, he was already one of the most popular "pretty girl" postcard artists working. This example, which was ...
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1910s Other Art Style Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Pastel, Illustration Board

Hungarian Harvest Courtship 1920s
Located in Soquel, CA
Hungarian Harvest Courtship 1920s Well executed impressionist painting of a Hungarian countryside courtship vignette by a 19th-20th century Hungarian artist Pal Szlavik. some minor s...
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1920s Impressionist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

Radio Device Guides the Blind
By Joseph Pigone
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Joseph Pignone created this haunting and just mesmerizing gouache illustration painting for the July 1934 cover of Radio-Craft magazine. In this visually commanding original cover il...
Category

1930s Art Deco Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration Board

Modernist Rabbi Judaica Painting on Gold Background
Located in Surfside, FL
A contorted Rabbi looking upward is depicted in a naive, and almost child-like manner. Vibrant colors, and gestural brushstrokes fill the composition, enhancing the flatness of the f...
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20th Century Modern Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Illustration Board

'Story Time', Paris, Salon d'Automne, New York, ASL, Corcoran, PAFA, Art Deco
Located in Santa Cruz, CA
Signed lower left 'Nura' for Nura Woodson Ulreich (American, 1899–1950). Additionally signed, verso, dated March 1928 with artist's New York City address and titled, 'When Guest Stay...
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1920s Surrealist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

Rota, Spanish Landscape -- Pobre Casa Cadiz
By John Sackas
Located in Soquel, CA
Wonderful Spanish landscape of a humble farm in Rota, Cadiz, Spain with horses, a cow with two herons, one of which is on cow's back by San Francisco artist John Sackas (American, 19...
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1950s American Impressionist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Canvas, Illustration Board

them - Part I - Children of Silence
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This is a mixed media watercolor and pen & ink on illustration board by Steven Stroud. A sketchily composed illustration, it depicts a chaotic family dinner as the parents engage in ...
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1970s Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Ink, Watercolor, Illustration Board, Pen

them - Part II - To Whom's Country Have I Come
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This is a mixed media watercolor and pen & ink on illustration board by Steven Stroud. A sketchily composed illustration, it depicts a frightened child in her bed while a man and wom...
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1970s American Impressionist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Ink, Watercolor, Illustration Board, Pen

Mechanical Bird and Nude
Located in Minneapolis, MN
In the late 1930s, avant-garde illustrator Mahlon Blaine, working under the pseudonym G. Christopher Hudson created a series of illustrations which were intended to become murals for...
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1930s Art Deco Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration Board

them - Title Page
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This is a mixed media watercolor and pen & ink on illustration board by Steven Stroud. A sketchily composed illustration, it depicts an urban setting with high rise buildings dotted ...
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1970s Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Ink, Watercolor, Illustration Board, Pen

Flowers of the Field
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This is a lovely, published calendar girl pastel illustration by the prolific American artist and illustrator Haskel Coffin. This shows a demure, doe-eyed, delicate brunette beauty w...
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1920s Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Pastel, Illustration Board

Standard Oil Refineries, Richmond, 1922 by Joseph Costanzo
Located in Soquel, CA
Standard Oil Refineries, Richmond, 1922 by Joseph Costanzo (Italian/American, 1883-1960. An Industrial hum is clearly visible in this first hand account of the Standard Oil Refinery ...
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1920s American Impressionist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

Woman reading after Henri Matisse by Claire Ragueneau
Located in Soquel, CA
Woman reading after Henri Matisse by Claire Ragueneau Impressionist seated woman reading a book after Henri Matisse by San Francisco artist Claire Ragueneau (American, 1901-1971). Cl...
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1950s Impressionist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

The Girl of the East
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This large Clarence Underwood gouache painting appeared as the first page in the 1909 Underwood American Girl Calendar with the title The Girl Of The East. The calendar was published...
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Early 1900s Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration Board

Girl from the Mimosa Club, Part II
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Offered here is a lovely and glamorous gouache on illustration board painting by American artist and illustrator Edwin Georgi. A dramatic piece created in cool tones, it shows a you...
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1950s American Realist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration Board

Faun
By Willy Müller Gera
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Willy Müller-Gera (1887-1981) was a German artist and illustrator known for his etchings and landscapes of his country's pastoral countryside as well as his dark and subversive inte...
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1920s Art Deco Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration Board, Ink

Alfa Romeo Auto Show
Located in Long Island City, NY
Simon’s automotive illustrations have been featured in Road & Track, Sports Car International, Automobile, Thoroughbred and Classic Cars, Classic and Sportscar, and Vintage Motorspor...
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Late 20th Century American Realist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Acrylic, Illustration Board

Lingerie illustration for 1929 Au Printemps Catalog.
Located in New York, NY
Original graphite, ink and gouache illustration, on chipboard. Displayed in a silver finished wood frame. Paris, 1929. This painting is attributed to Jarach, but unsigned. Sheet size...
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1920s Art Deco Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Graphite, Illustration Board, Ink, Gouache

Brunhilde
Located in Pasadena, CA
Provenance Acquired by American Legacy Fine Arts directly from the artist. Description William Stout is a multi-media artist who has won numerous awards for his artwork in pulp fict...
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2010s Other Art Style Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Ink, Watercolor, Illustration Board

Mid Century Slovakian Village by the Lake
Located in Soquel, CA
A beautiful impressionist oil painting of a small Slovakian lakeside village with vibrant green mountains and red-roofed homes in the foreground. Unsigned. Unframed. Image, 30"H x 24"L.
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1960s Impressionist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Illustration Board, Canvas, Oil

Rabbi in Prayer, Western Wall, Jerusalem Bar Mitzva Scene, Judaica
Located in Surfside, FL
Vibrant Gouache and watercolor painting by israeli master JOSSI STERN. on paper mounted to board. Hungary, b. 1923, d. 1992 Jossi (Yossi) Stern, son of David and Katerina, was born...
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20th Century Modern Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Watercolor, Gouache, Illustration Board

Encounter In A Sinister Place
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Harold McCauley created this tense, action-packed, gritty, and dramatic illustration for an-as-of-yet unidentified pulp title, circa 1940s. The image shows a moment of intense combat...
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1940s Gothic Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media, Illustration Board

Thoughts of Pascal
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Gouache on Illustration Board Signature: Signed Lower Left Sight Size 22.00" x 30.00" Framed 33" x 41 1/2" Excellent condition Original use: Bookplate for Tennyson's A Dream...
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Early 1900s Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration Board

The Mayan Room
Located in Minneapolis, MN
This large Mayan themed stylized gouache illustration on board was created by Cardwell Higgins as a menu design and brochure cover for Rockefeller Center's innovative Restaurant Maya...
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1930s Art Deco Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration Board

Pigging Out at the Diner, Surreal Anthropomorphic Pig Satirical Illustration
Located in Soquel, CA
A satirical, surreal depiction of a pig at a lunch counter by an unknown artist (20th Century). This scene, full of symbols and satire, portrays the anthropomorphic pig with its face...
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Late 20th Century Surrealist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Illustration Board, Oil

Motorsport Car Racing with Checkered Flag at Finish Line of a Race Track
Located in Miami, FL
This highly innovated Bob Peak Race Track painting is a perfect synthesis of art and commerce. Designed with a radical composition where two-thirds of the picture plane is an alm...
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1960s Abstract Impressionist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Mixed Media, Acrylic, Illustration Board, Pencil

True Strange Marilyn Monroe
By Tom Beecham
Located in Minneapolis, MN
A truly bizarre pop culture cover painting for the August 1957 edition of the short-lived True Strange Magazine. The title is fascinating to us, an attempt to merge the men's magazin...
Category

1950s Pop Art Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Illustration Board, Laid Paper, Oil

Christmas Manger Set - A Product Illustration
Located in Fort Washington, PA
Medium: Oil on Illustration Board Signature: Unsigned This piece was produced as the cover art for the box containing a die-cut color lithograph manger set produced by Wells Badger ...
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1940s Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Oil, Illustration Board

The Sad Burlesque
Located in Minneapolis, MN
In the late 1930s, avant-garde illustrator Mahlon Blaine, working under the pseudonym G. Christopher Hudson created a series of illustrations which were intended to become murals for...
Category

1930s American Realist Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Gouache, Illustration Board

Our Huntresses
Located in Minneapolis, MN
An original gouache cover painting for the notorious French publication La Vie Parisienne. The long running, humorous and racy magazine chronicled the exploits and sexual proclivitie...
Category

1920s Art Nouveau Illustration Board Figurative Paintings

Materials

Watercolor, Gouache, Illustration Board

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