Bill Ward Signed Large Conte Crayon Original Humorama Mid Century Good Girl Art
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Bill Ward Signed Large Conte Crayon Original Humorama Mid Century Good Girl Art:
From the studio of BillWard, Master of the Conte Crayon,and the Ward Estate.
This terrific piece was done in Conte Crayon, ink and with white India ink highlights.
This drawing was firstpublished in July, 1961, appearing in Jest.
It was published again in May, 1969, appearing in Joker.
The gag line: "You'll find lawn mowers in Hardware, fifth floor!"
This fabulous drawing has the signature traits that Bill Ward is known around the world for; his unrivaled skill with the Conte Crayon shading....the high, spikey stiletto heels...the white India Ink highlights....and of course, the undeniable incredible body of aWoman of Ward.
Bill Ward also signed a notation on the back of this drawing's poster board mounting. It says: "Printed 1961 Bill Ward".
This 50 + year old masterpiece is clean and tight....wrinkle-free. It does however, have a couple of tears along the edges of the drawing. One is down near the "Ward" signature and the other along the edge by the gentleman's sleeve.
This piece measures: 14 and 3/4by21 and inches.
Own a true piece of Americana, by one of the best American artists.