A brilliant oil on canvas masterwork by Edward Vincent Brewer created as a holiday themed Cream of Wheat advertisement. “To the Queens Taste” features Brewer’s young daughter posed as a queen being catered to by the iconic Cream of Wheat chef, whose in the Christmas spirit with his holly adorned hat. This new to the market advertising painting is an iconic and luminous piece of American history. Significantly larger than most of Brewer’s work for Cream of Wheat, this artwork is in excellent condition and embodies the finest of this storied advertising campaign.Work is professionally framed in a handsome gallery frame.
Between 1911 and 1926 Edward Brewer created 102 original paintings for the Cream of Wheat Company. We will be unveiling 12 of these works in the coming weeks. Brewer’s style is often compared to that of Norman Rockwell; both artists relied on familiar surroundings, family and friends and captured the innocence of childhood and the traditional values of family life. A published full page tear sheet of artwork is included in sale.