A summer themed, bright, fresh interior story illustration from an American Slick Magazine perhaps Cosmopolitan, Liberty or The Ladies’ Home Journal.
A crisply executed, apple pie Americana genre vision. This peaceful artwork showcases the post WWII economic boom and leisure pursuits of the growing American middle class.
Robert Patterson was a versatile, prolific American Illustrator who studied under fashion icons (Pierre Brissaud, Carl Erickson), comedy geniuses (Ralph Barton), and dramatic illustrators (Harvey Dunn & Walt Louderback).
He worked for many titles including; Vogue, McCall’s, Judge, Snappy Stories, Ladies’ Home Journal, Redbook, Woman’s Home Companion, American, Cosmopolitan and The American Weekly.