Colorful 1920 Cover Illustration Art The Mantle Of Silence Outdoorsman Scene Nr For SaleThanks to all our buyers, we are honored to be your one-stop, 5 star source for vintage pin-up, pulp magazines, original illustration art, decorative collectibles and ephemera with a wide and always changing assortment of antique and vintage items from the Victorian, art nouveau, art deco, & mid-century modern eras. All items are 100% guaranteed to be original, vintage, and as described. Please feel free to contact us with any and all questions about the items and our policies and please take a moment to peruse our other great items. All sell !
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" (1926).
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