Frank Godwin Liberty Magazine Illustration Original Artwork From 1944
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Frank Godwin Liberty Magazine Illustration Original Artwork From 1944:
Frank Godwin (1889-1959) Was one of the most prolific illustrative artist during the first half of the 20th century. His artwork appeared in many children's books(Treasure Island, Robin Hood) magazines, (Red Book, Liberty), commercial ads (Coca Cola, Texaco) He also was the artist for the comic strip Connie, and later on Rusty Riley. Frank served in World War I, during which time he created one of the first aerial cameras and currently resides in the Smithsonian Museum. This original piece of artwork was used for an Illustration piece for a 1944 magazine story in the magazine Liberty. Purchased from the family when they were cleaning out Frank Godwin's home in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Viewable image is 10" x 9" on a board 15" x 11" Light tanning due to age otherwise art is in excellent condition. I have never seen a more detailed pen/ink illustration by him in all my years of collecting!Any questions please feel free to contact me.