Head for Kentucky

Artist:Joseph Little
Date:1943
Medium:Gouache on Illustration Board
Dimensions:Sight Size 21 1/2" x 16 1/2" Framed 33" x 25"
Condition:Excellent
Original Use:Interior illustration for American Weekly, January 31, 1943
Price:$2,500.00 on sale $1,875.00
Full view of artwork

Full view of artwork

Above: Caption on verso
Above: American Weekly inkstamp and verso natations
"Waiting in the lurch"

"Waiting in the lurch"

The artist's signature

The artist's signature

Ornate art deco gesso carved vintage frame detail

Ornate art deco gesso carved vintage frame detail


A noire and moody interior illustration by frequent Coca Cola illustrator Joseph W. Little for Randolph Hearst 's American Weekly Magazine.

Caption reads... "Directing the cabman to head for Kentucky, they crossed the river in the night and finally parked near the lonely orchard. Leaving the others huddled on the drivers seat, the young student solicitously helped the bemused girl from the back and led her off into the darkness..."

Framed view in ornate vintage art deco gesso frame.

Framed view in ornate vintage art deco gesso frame.



 

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