Colorful 1920 Cover Illustration Art The Mantle Of Silence Outdoorsman Scene Nr For Sale
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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 1920 Novel titled The Mantle of Silence by E. J. Rath a dark adventure story set in the wilds of Canada. A strong example of narrative illustration,
with bold colors and a great cabin art outdoorsman scene - ready to frame.Illustration board measures 15 1/4" by 13 1/2"
A mystery unfolds
against a backdrop of wilderness canoe travel in Canada. In the first
chapter an unusual event takes place. A strange woman prospector arrives
and hires a guide, Ben Mitchell, the main character to help her travel
far into interior, weeks from civilization. The mystery deepens as the woman blindfolds the young
male guide for a portion near her secret destination (hidden gold mine)
deep in the Canadian wilds. Then tragedy strikes and the young woman
becomes comatose. He takes care of her as she suffers from complete
amnesia when she awakes as another person with another identity
entirely. The young man is trapped in an unfamiliar place weeks away
from any civilization...That is only one of the mysteries.
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"
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Colorful 1920 Cover Illustration Art The Mantle Of Silence Outdoorsman Scene Nr: $167