EARL CORDREY (1902-1977)
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Signed (lower right) Gouache on board 52 x 36 cm Provenance: Private collection, Italy Illustration for “The F. Scott Fitzgerald Story” published in American Weekly. Watercolorist and illustrator from the 1950s, Earl Cordrey is primarily known for his men’s fashion work and his narrative short stories for Collier, American Magazine and American Weekly. Born and raised in California, he studied at the Chouinard School of Art in Los Angeles, but also at the Grand Central School of Art in New York City where he moved definitely in 1927. There, he worked as a professional illustrator for the Hearst’s Magazines including Cosmopolitan, Redbook, etc.)