Taboo in Samoa

Artist:Martha Sawyers
Date:1940
Medium:Pastel on Board
Dimensions:Sight Size 28" x 23" Framed 39" x 34"
Condition:Mint
Original Use:Interior full page story Illustration in Collier's, October 26, 1940
Price:Sold
Full view of pastel

Full view of pastel

Artist's signature

Artist's signature

Published artwork in Colliers

Published artwork in Colliers

A large and spectacular example of Sawyers' illustrative mastery in ethnic-based exotic and often at times Far Eastern-inspired action/drama renderings.

This image is reproduced in The Illustrator in America by Roger Reed on page 224. Pastel is nicely framed and matted and a complete edition of the Collier's magazine in which the piece appeared, is included with the sale.

Detail

Detail

Detail

Detail

Framed View

Framed View

Frame corner profile view

Frame corner profile view

Verso view

Verso view



 

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