Despite this, the artist himself remains something of a mystery. During his long career as an illustrator he did not attain the “household name” status of some other artists, such as Maxfield Parrish or Norman Rockwell. There are no books devoted to his work, and few mentions of him appear in newspapers or magazines of his time. Even so, his illustrations graced the covers and pages of such national magazines as the Saturday Evening Post, Collier’s, Liberty, Country Gentleman, Outdoor Life, Capper’s Farmer, Farm and Home, Country Life, and The Elks. He also produced work for calendar companies, as well as for advertising clients such as Pratt & Lambert, Columbia Manilla Rope, Burger Brewing Company, Stewart Distilling Company, International Harvester, Fisk Tires, and more.
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MORTON ROBERTS: A Brief Life at Yale
Morton Roberts was one of the rising stars in the late 50's and early 60's.
THE ART OF JOE BOWLER
American painter and illustrator Joe Bowler and his creations
THE ART OF ROGER KASTEL
An American artist, most famous for creating the poster for the film Jaws
It's the shark that gets them.
Movies that made us to watch again and again
THE ART OF NEYSA MCMEIN
Margary Edna McMein was born in Quincy, Illinois on January 25, 1888. (Various sources list her date of birth as 1890, and a few as 1889—once McMein moved to New York she decided to trim a few years from her age.)
THE ART OF J.F. KERNAN
There are over 450 paintings, drawings, and printed tear sheets by J.F. Kernan (1878- 1958) in the collection of the Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
ROBERT O. REID
From the late 1920s through the 1940s, Robert O. Reid’s work appeared regularly in Collier’s, Cosmopolitan, Ladies’ Home Journal, and The Saturday Evening Post. From August 1931 through December 1940, the prolific artist illustrated at least 35 covers for Collier’s, and at least 40 stories in that magazine alone.
THE ART OF SAMSON POLLEN
Men’s adventure magazines (MAMS, for short) and paperback books were two of the best markets for illustration artists during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
THE ART OF RAY PROHASKA
Gratia “Ray” Prohaska was born in 1901 in Muo, a tiny fishing village on the Bay of Kotorska, in the town of Kotor, on the Dalmatian Coast in what would become Yugoslavia.
Warren Baumgartner (1894 - 1963)
Warren William Baumgartner was born March 15, 1894, in Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, which is a suburb south of St. Louis.