Offered by: Robert Funk Fine Art
1581 Brickell Ave., Suite 2303 Miami, FL 33129 , United States Call Seller 305.857.0521


Christmas: Praying Child, Good Housekeeping Cover - Golden Age of Illustration

$ 136,000
  • Description
    Famed female illustrator, Jessie Willcox Smith paints the " Ideal Child" in a spiritual moment for the Christmas cover of Good Housekeeping. The accomplished Jessie Willcox Smith studied under Thomas Eakins at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and later, with illustrators Elizabeth Shippen Green and Violet Oakley, she also attended illustrator Howard Pyle's school in Wilmington, Delaware. Her superb work was featured in many national magazines, such as Ladies' Home Journal, Collier's, Harper's, Scribner's, Good Housekeeping, and others- Work is elegantly framed - Published: Cover Good Housekeeping, December 1920. Good Housekeeping was the magazine most closely associated with Jessie Willcox Smith's iconic work
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: United States, Pennsylvania
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Mixed Media
    Condition: Good.
    Styles / Movements: Realism, Illustration
    Incollect Reference #: 169146
  • Dimensions
    W. 14.25 in; H. 16.25 in;
    W. 36.2 cm; H. 41.28 cm;
Message from Seller:

You'll find an eclectic group of art works at Robert Funk Fine Art. 45 years of experience has shaped Director Robert Funk's multi-perspective approach to presenting art. As an undergrad in painting, he studied with great teachers such as first-generation abstract expressionist Robert Richenburg and hyper-realist painter Janet Fish. In Graduate School he worked with famed critic E.C. Goossen and went on to work as a Photographer, New York Advertising Art Director, and Art Collector.

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