1924 Cover Illustration Art The Wedding Song Mysterious Hawaiian Pulp Dark Image
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ITEM: We have a great collection of colorful and often times lurid original illustration paintings from the Golden Age of Illustration 1920 - 1930. These are by the Minneapolis artist Coyle Tincher, most ran in the Minneapolis Paper in serialized weekly versions of popular 1920's fiction books. Many have pulp like colorful and dark imagery -- these are great as you will find if you follow our weekly sales.
A staff artist for the Minneapolis Tribune, Coyle Tincher had the distinct pleasure of illustrating many of the lurid and melodramatic scenes which filled the serialized novels the newspaper ran each week. This gouache original illustration painting illustrates the 1924 Novel titled The Wedding Song by Ethel Watts Mumford - A strong example of narrative illustration, with Black Magic Island themed Hawaii Hula girl imagery that really pops with bold colors - ready to frame.Illustration board measures 14" by 14 3/4"
A movie was made from this novel in 1925 with Leatrice JoyUnder the supervision of Cecil B. DeMille, character actor Alan Hale handled the directing chores in Wedding Song. DeMille contractee Leatrice Joy plays Beatrice Flynn, a beautiful con artist who marries Hayes Hallan (Robert Ames), the owner of a pearl-rich island. No sooner has the couple said "I do" than Beatrice's partners in crime (Charles Gerard, Ruby Lafayette) show up, claiming to be the bride's parents. When the crooks try to rob Hallan's safe, he orders them -- and Beatrice -- to leave the premises. But our heroine saves both the day and her marriage by saving Hallan from being killed by a bomb, hidden under his house by a disgruntled rival. Wedding Song was based on a novel by Ethel Watts Mumford.
CONDITION: This antique very old gouache painting published illustration on board has some margin edge wear and soiling but will frame up very well as the center portion artwork remains in a fine state of conservation -
Coyle Christy Tincher (1888-1933) was born in Greensburg Indiana. Tincher graduated from the University of Minnesota and during World War I served as an officer in the United States Navy. He worked for a number of years as an illustrator for the Minneapolis Tribune. He also created the artwork for the covers of paperback editions of American novels such as Edna Ferber's "Show Boat" (1926).
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