The Break-age

Artist:Henry Clive
Medium:Oil on Illustration Board
Dimensions:Framed 31" x 27"
Original Use:Cover for The American Weekly's May 18th, 1930 Issue
Price:S O L D
Above: Full view in beautiful old gallery frame
Above: Close-up of lovelorned Red head
Above: Text and title on verso
Above: The artists humorous touch
Above: The artists signature

A rare surviving original cover illustration painting done for a series titled Seven Ages Of Woman for Randolph Hearst's American Weekly Magazine.

This cleverly depicts the lovelorned writing of the preverbial "Dear John" letter only in this case it is "Dear Henry". Mr Clive had numerous wives and presumably got sent a few of these himself.

This image is titled The Break-Age. Marked on verso and signed lower right.

Above: Verso written date


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