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Illustration Art, Beach, Swim Suits, Critique Magazine, Antique Watercolor, 1915

$475 $350

Beach Scene, Critique Magazine Cover
Perry and Searle Co.: August 1915
Watercolor and gouache on illustration board
13.5 x 10 inches, border
14.5 x 10.5 inches, overall
$475

Original illustration art depicting a smiling couple in early 20th century beach attire standing before a seaside backdrop. A handsome blond young man unfurls a red towel or robe for a young woman in a chic black and yellow bathing costume with matching headscarf and boots. This may have been painted as the original for a catalog, magazine cover, or promotional calendar.

Critique was the house organ of Perry & Searle Co., a printing firm in Lynn, Massachusetts.

Condition: Generally very good with the usual light overall toning and soiling. Glue residue on edges from original framing, easily matted out.

Reference:

“New Advertising Literature.” The Printing Art Suggestion Book. Vol. 13, No. 1. February, 1914. p. 14.¬†Online at Google Books.¬†https://books.google.com/books?id=EjtOAAAAYAAJ&pg=PT19 (24 April 2017).

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20th Century