Lot 530:
COBY WHITMORE (1913-1988)
Couple on the beach
2 800 3 500
Oil on canvas 39.4 x 31cm Executed circa 1950s Provenance: Private collection, Italy. Illustration for a story published on The Saturday Evening Post. American painter and magazine illustrator known for his publications and covers for the Saturday Evening Post. Coby Whirmore was a commercial artist whose work included advertisement for Gallo Wine and numerous national brands. He is more specifically famous for his postwar images representing ideal white American families and pretty, middle class housewives living joyfully in their new houses along with their perfect children, dogs and new cars. He also illustrated many women’s magazines such as McCall’s, Ladies Home Journal or Good Housekeeping.

COBY WHITMORE (1913-1988)
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