Redbook Cover Girl

Artist:Edna Crompton
Date:1927
Medium:Oil on stretched canvas
Dimensions:Sight size 17" x 22" - Framed 21 1/2 " x 26 1/2"
Condition:Excellent
Original Use:Cover for Redbook Magazine, September 1927
Price:Sold
Full view

Full view

The artist's signature and frame profile

The artist's signature and frame profile

The artwork as it appeared for Redbook Magazine

The artwork as it appeared for Redbook Magazine

A beautiful and delicately rendered oil on canvas painting of a pensive lovelorn flapper girl in pearls which appeared as cover art for The Redbook Magazine, September, 1927. A lovely golden age of illustration published example by the noted female artist and illustrator Edna Crompton. The artist worked prolifically creating calendar art glamour images for many of the leading calendar houses throughout the 1920s and her work frequently appeared on the cover of glossy women's magazines. Housed in the handsome original gold wide profile antique frame in a very fine state of conservation.

Framed view in original gold handsome antique frame

Framed view in original gold handsome antique frame

detail

detail

verso view

verso view



 

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