Sam Hyde Harris Union Pacific Excursions Advertising Maquette Sketch (1930s) P1420

The great Sam Hyde Harris, simultaneously the doyen of California plein air painters and a pioneering giant of advertising art on the West Coast, produced this unerringly executed sketch for a Union Pacific ad campaign. The vignettes of the destinations vie with the beautifully executed lettering for pride of place in this pleasure filled drawing. 43" x 13.5" ...

Charles Owens Buick Dealer Conventioneers Sketches P983

Charles Owens was particularly notedfor his illustrations in the newspapers of the day and these could certainly be for some story in the Examiner. These are beautifully observed and deeply humorous sketches of the American everyman. A gift to the artist Sam Hyde Harris. From his personal collection. 19 1/2" x 17 1/2". Paper sketches glued ...