Theatrical Mask Study

Artist:Wladyslaw Benda
Medium:Gouache and Watercolor on Illustration Board
Dimensions:SIght Size 13 3/4" x 9" Framed 13 3/4" x 14 1/2"
Original Use:Study for Magazine Cover
Price:S O L D
Above: Close Up of Painting
Above: Full Image in Art Deco Frame

Completed preliminary study for a 1920s magazine cover. Benda was best known for his illustrations of beautiful exotic women.

He was also very well known for his creations of theatrical art deco masks. Benda authored his own book copyright 1944 entitled Masks, showing many examples of his work and detailed instructions on his mask-making.


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