Pauline Sullivan, illustration original, water color, “The Monkey’s Paw” 1942 P606


Signed by Pauline Sullivan and sent to William Jacobs at Warner Brothers, this wonderful illustration, perhaps storyboard material, came marked as being from the highly influential Associated American Artists group who left their stamp on mid-century America’s textiles, book design and record covers, housewares and advertising. In a strange reversal of its “market to the masses” ...

Mexican Calendar Chromo 1930s: Couple with Wares at Market AP261


In the Mexican calendar trade, chromos, short for chromolithographs, were the pictorial element of the calendar, the other two elements being the lower backing, the faldilla, to which was stapled the santoral, the date pad. A few were commissioned for important products and by major establishments but most were designed to be personalized for the ...

Maud Humphrey: Little Girl Playing Bride AP258


A kitsch charmer by one of the most influential and prolific illustrators of the early twentieth century, Maud Humphrey. Call for pricing. Bogart's Mom: Maud Humphrey, Children's Book Illustrator There are some famous old ads for Mellin's baby food showing a chubby and adorable rosy-cheeked baby. Who would possibly guess by looking at them that the model for ...

Joseph L Deitch Fashion Illustration 1940s: California Sportswear: Boating Togs P584


Denim, espadrilles, culottes, Mexican themed prints, matelot stripes... getting the picture? Fashion on board, and almost overboard. Forties fashion fun in California Casual style. Particularly charming is the couple reflected in the glass of the cabin door, more fashion ops in the offing. Price on request. Artwork measures 12" x 15". Ink and watercolor on illustration board.  

Joseph L Deitch Men’s Fashion Illustration: Evening Wear 1940s P583


The enigmas of fashion illustration are navigated charmingly in this ink and watercolor wash work: caught by the streetlight a man in a white dinner jacket is escorting a knockout redhead in a long white evening gown with a green belt and matching opera gloves, while in the foreground a jolly older man in a ...

Arthur Fuller Oil On Canvas Magazine Illustration SOLD P478


One of his era's top magazine illustrators, Arthur Fuller displays his bravura technique in this picture of a romantic couple, he blonde, dashing and nautical, she dark-haired, and a vision in summer white, a busy harbor, a schooner, maybe a clipper, a tug steaming by... Illustrator Arthur Fuller was born in Exeter, New Hampshire, and ...

Santa Fe Railroad Poster by Hernando Villa “Dude Ranches” circa 1930 AP183


Sante Fe Railroad Poster by Hernando Villa. A witty bold graphic. Rare to find in any condition. 18 x 24. some foxing to edge. other wise clean and vibrant edition of a popular image when you can find it. Hernando Gonzallo Villa (1881-1952) was a commercial artist and painter, best known for his work for the Santa ...

Art Riley Nocturnal View of Gwinn’s Of Pasadena, Illustration 1953 P422


A stunning and stylish nocturnal scene of the now long gone Gwinn's of Pasadena, California. Dated 1953 on back as well as some attached memorabilia from the restaurant. Unusual rendering of Pasadena on a rare rainy night with patrons fleeing the onslaught of an approaching storm. Image is 13 x 17 signed and stamp dated ...