By Harrison Fisher
Harrison Fisher's graphics of fit, poised, energetic, and assured ladies set the normal for the concept that of yankee good looks in the course of the early years of the 20 th century. The artist loved huge, immense acceptance from 1905 to 1920, serving as a pass judgement on in national attractiveness contests and holding a star prestige that was once extraordinary for an illustrator. This unique book recaptures the pictures that made Fisher well-known, compiling his absolute best black-and-white and colour illustrations for Cosmopolitan, The Saturday night Post, and The women domestic Journal in addition to for books and different publications.
The successors to the fashionable Gibson women created via Charles Dana Gibson, Fisher's idealized ladies mirror an aspirational measure of wealth and social ease. They journey horses, play tennis, swim, pass motoring in newfangled cars, and graciously indulge in the admiration of beautiful younger males. those century-old photographs from a second in our country's cultural heritage will attract fanatics of picture artwork and representation in addition to to scholars of yankee artwork and pop culture.
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