“The Augsburg Sailors” is a dramatic, boldly rendered, action packed homoerotic World War II illustration by the renowned illustrator Karl Godwin. Best remembered for his longtime work as artist for Reader’s Digest and calendar illustrations, Godwin was a versatile talent, as seen in this unusual, patriotic image of one semi-nude sailor defiantly eyeing the sky as he cares for his wounded brother in arms. Painting is very nicely framed in a fine museum quality gold gesso period carved frame. The verso stretcher bear bears a pencil notation from publication in an August issue of Argosy Magazine.
|Medium:||Oil on Canvas|
|Dimensions:||Sight Size 19" x 28" Framed 29" x 37"|
|Original Use:||Illustration For Argosy Magazine|
The Augsburg Sailors
Artist: Karl Godwin