The Pensive Nude

Artist:Guy Hoff
Date:1915-25
Medium:Oil on Stretched Canvas
Dimensions:Sight Size 34" x 40" Framed 37" x 43"
Condition:Good
Original Use:Fine Art or Possible Illustration
Price:S O L D
Above: Full view of oil painting

A large oil on canvas of a pensive young nude by noted American illustrator and artist Guy Hoff. Hoff was a prolific illustrator whose paintings illustrated covers of The Saturday Evening Post, Liberty, Judge, and The American Magazine.

Above: Framed in fine period arts & crafts era gilt frame

QUICK FACTS : Guy Hoff

Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1889 (Rochester, NY)
- 1962 New York figure-women, portrait, illustrator

Methods
* Illustration
* Mural Painting/Fresco
* Painting

Mediums
* Fresco
* Oil Paint
* Pastel Painting

Styles
* Realism/Representational

Subjects
* Female Face and Figure
* Figure/Figurative
* Genre (Human Activity)
* Nude Figure
* Portrait

Associations
* Society of Illustrators-Member
* WPA/Federal Arts Project

Some Exhibitions
* National Academy of Design-Exhibited
* Society of Illustrators

Teachers
* Frank Vincent DuMond

Schools
* Art Students League of New York-Student

Added Description
* "Saturday Evening Post" Illustrator
* Figure Specialty
* Illustration Specialty



 

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