The Soda Jerk

Artist:Joseph Morgan
Medium:Watercolor and/or Gouache on Illustration Board
Dimensions:Sight Size 8 1/2" x 10 1/2" Framed 14" x 16 1/2"
Original Use:Cover for Judge
Price: S O L D
Above: Full view of gouache painting

Grapefruit Moon Gallery is happy to offer an original gouache illustration likely used as the final preliminary study for the cover of the May 17th, 1930 edition of Judge magazine. Verso reads "Cover for Judge, Joseph Morgan." Work is in a John Held Jr. jazz age, modernist style with a flapper girl enduring the attention of an over zealous Soda Fountain attendant. The smaller sight size leads us to believe this is not the completed cover, but it is the most fun you can have in the world of Illustration art for $850.00. Nicely matted and framed.

Above: View of work on board before framing

Joseph Morgan was a frequent cover contributor for Judge, Colliers and other popular magazines of the art deco Great Depression populist era.

Above: Framed and matted in fine gallery frame
Above: Frame detail


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