Penrhyn Stanslaws (1877-1957) Magazine Cover Illustrator / Director Signature For Sale
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PENRHYN STANSLAWS (1877-1957) Magazine Cover Illustrator / Director SIGNATURE
Penrhyn Stanlaws (1877–1957), one of the most successful and sought after cover artists of his day,
signed cut signature measuring approximately 4.25 inches x 0.5 inch.
Overall in fine condition.
Penrhyn Stanlaws (1877–1957), one of the most successful and sought after cover artists of his day, picked Anna Q. Nilsson to become one of his models.
Penrhyn Stanlaws, real name Stanley Adamson ( Dundee , 19 March 1877 - Los Angeles , 20 May 1957 ) was an illustrator and filmmaker U.S. . When hugged his career as an illustrator, he chose to change his name so as not to cause confusion with the name of the elder brother, the painter and illustrator Sydney Adamson.
Born in Scotland, Dundee, in 1877 Stanlaws became an illustrator of money, drawing the covers of many magazines of the teens and twenties, including the Saturday Evening Post , The American Magazine , Collier's , Life , Judge, The Metropolitan Magazine and Hearst's International . His name was known for his portraits of many beauties that were to become movie stars. Its Stanlaws Girl rivaled the competitor Gibson Girl: Models between Stanlaws that back, there are the actresses Anna Q. Nilsson , Olive Thomas , Norma Talmadge .
At the beginning of the twenties, Stanlaws moved to Hollywood, where he shot some film as a director.
When she was still living in New Yorik, he promoted the construction of the Hotel des Artistes, a building whose construction was completed in 1917. Other projects Stanlaws, however, did not go into port as a building complex in Long Island .
In 1923, Stanlaws left Hollywood and retired to live in an artists' colony in Woodstock , near New York. He returned to California in 1943, with his wife Jean, who continued to live instead in New Haven.
The painter died May 20, 1957, at the age of 80, in his studio in Los Angeles for a fire in the house, after he had fallen asleep on a chair, with the cigarette he was smoking still on.
The House That Jazz Built (1921)
At the End of the World (1921)
The Little Minister (1921)
The Law and the Woman (1922)
Over the Border (1922)
Pink Gods (1922)
Singed Wings (1922)
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