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


Classic 1950s Husband and Wife and Gagged Parrot, Esquire Magazine Illustration

$ 8,000
  • Description
    Juliette Kida Renault (as JKR) Esquire Magazine Illustration Original Art (Hearst, c. 1950s). "He said his first word to-day". A fixture of Esquire magazine, this piece is by prolific artist Juliette Kida Renault, also known as JKR. Classic 1950s middle-class imagery, here, with a "man in the Gray flannel suit" type coming home to find his wife complaining about a pet parrot. The parrot's beak is gagged. A caption appears on an accompanying scrap of matte board: "He said his first word today." Drybrush acrylics and opaque watercolor on board-mounted canvas. Lovely textures. Image area, 10.5" x 15". Excellent condition.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Acrylic,Watercolor
    Condition: Good. Some slight toning on the edges and subtle bend to the artist canvas board , otherwise presents very well.
    Styles / Movements: Modernism
    Incollect Reference #: 723607
  • Dimensions
    W. 10.5 in; H. 15 in;
    W. 26.67 cm; H. 38.1 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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