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Charles Sheldon
Portrait of Jean Harlow

1930s

$4,500

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This 1930s-era original pastel on board by Charles Sheldon was one of the many movie magazine covers he created featuring Golden Age Hollywood icons. The pastels he created for Photoplay from 1925 to 1930 included glamorous depictions of Hollywood film stars like Clara Bow, Mae West, Jean Harlow, Greta Garbo, Gilda Gray, Mary Pickford, and numerous other Hollywood enchantresses. Unlike many movie magazine illustrators, who primarily worked off of publicity photos, many of these stars sat for Sheldon personally. Along with his work for Photoplay, the artist worked for Screenland, Movie Classic and Radio Digest magazines. We have yet to identify the exact publication information for this original pastel, but it was created as magazine cover in the 1930s. This comes from the estate of Charles Martignette. Framed dimensions: 20" x 26" Image dimensions: 12" x 16"

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