Artist:Henry Clive
Medium:Oil on Illustration Board
Dimensions:SIght Size 19" x 29 1/2" Framed 34" x 24"
Original Use:Poster Art for the Paramount Pictures Movie, Experience
Price: S O L D
Above: Closeup of Image
Above: Framed artwork

Below, a tearsheet of Experience advertisement showing featured poster model in the center.

Above: The Sunday Journal Motion-Play Magazine April 24, 1921 with featured poster girl center

The only known original poster art work from Henry Clive's tenure as illustrator for Paramount Films. An original oil on illustration board for George Hobart's 1921 film, "Experience."

The characters in this piece were all given allegorical names with stars including Richard Barthelmess as "Youth," and depicted in this illustration is Helen Ray as "Intoxication."

This artwork includes a $900 custom made gold gesso gallery frame and all archival material shown. Painting is signed on lower right.

Above: Excerpt from Paramount Pictures Exhibitors Book Jewels of the Silent Stage with poster art on left hand side
Above: Poster from 1921 Paramount Film The Sheik Starring Rudolph Valentino
Above: Another shining example of Henry Clive's Paramount Pictures Poster design


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