The Coward

Artist:Edwin Georgi
Medium:Mixed Medium on Illustration Board
Dimensions:Sight Size 25" x 17" Framed 28" x 20 1/2"
Original Use:Interior Story for Cosmopolitan Magazine
Above: Detail
Above: Full view of gouache painting

An unusual and impacting Edwin Georgi interior illustration that appeared in the March 1952 edition of Cosmopolitan magazine in a story titled "The Coward." A luminous and other wordly Georgi-girl seemingly kissing an enlisted soldier engaged in fierce combat goodbye.

Above: Detail
Above: The artist's signature and frame profile

Edwin Georgi is our favorite late period illustrator his style is inventive, original and unique. Numerous examples of his "Georgi Girl" depictions hang in the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Above: Framed in fine gallery frame behind glass
Above: Verso Cosmopolitan Magazine Inkstamp
Above: Artist's medium instructions on verso


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