J.C. Leyendecker: American Imagist Laurence Cutler

J.C. Leyendecker: American Imagist

Author: Laurence Cutler
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J.C. Leyendecker: American Imagist
Author
Laurence Cutler
ISBN
9780810995215
One of the most prolific and successful artists of the Golden Age of American Illustration, J. C. Leyendecker captivated audiences throughout the first half of the 20th century. Leyendecker is best known for his creation of the archetype of the fashionable American male with his advertisements for Arrow Collar. These images sold to an eager public the idea of a glamorous lifestyle, the bedrock upon which modern advertising was built. He also was the creator instantly recognizable icons, such as the New Year's baby and Santa Claus, that are to this day an integral part of the lexicon of Americana and was commissioned to paint more Saturday Evening Post covers than any other artist. Leyendecker lived for most of his adult life with Charles Beach, the Arrow Collar Man, on whom the stylish men in his artwork were modeled. The first book about the artist in more than 30 years, J. C. Leyendecker features his masterworks, rare paintings, studies, and other artwork, including the 322 covers he did for the Post. With a revealing text that delves into both his artistic evolution and personal life, J. C. Leyendecker restores this iconic image maker's rightful position in the pantheon of great American artists. Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Laurence Cutler, Judy Goffman CutlerPublisher: ABRAMSPublished: 11/01/2008ISBN: 9780810995215Pages: 256Weight: 3.26lbsSize: 11.24h x 9.78w x 1.00dReview Citations: Vanity Fair 11/01/2008 pg. 100New York Times Book Review 04/05/2009 pg. 12
One of the most prolific and successful artists of the Golden Age of American Illustration, J. C. Leyendecker captivated audiences throughout the first half of the 20th century. Leyendecker is best known for his creation of the archetype of the fashionable American male with his advertisements for Arrow Collar. These images sold to an eager public the idea of a glamorous lifestyle, the bedrock upon which modern advertising was built. He also was the creator instantly recognizable icons, such as the New Year's baby and Santa Claus, that are to this day an integral part of the lexicon of Americana and was commissioned to paint more Saturday Evening Post covers than any other artist. Leyendecker lived for most of his adult life with Charles Beach, the Arrow Collar Man, on whom the stylish men in his artwork were modeled. The first book about the artist in more than 30 years, J. C. Leyendecker features his masterworks, rare paintings, studies, and other artwork, including the 322 covers he did for the Post. With a revealing text that delves into both his artistic evolution and personal life, J. C. Leyendecker restores this iconic image maker's rightful position in the pantheon of great American artists.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Laurence Cutler, Judy Goffman Cutler
Publisher: ABRAMS
Published: 11/01/2008
ISBN: 9780810995215
Pages: 256
Weight: 3.26lbs
Size: 11.24h x 9.78w x 1.00d

Review Citations: Vanity Fair 11/01/2008 pg. 100
New York Times Book Review 04/05/2009 pg. 12
One of the most prolific and successful artists of the Golden Age of American Illustration, J. C. Leyendecker captivated audiences throughout the first half of the 20th century. Leyendecker is best known for his creation of the archetype of the fashionable American male with his advertisements for Arrow Collar. These images sold to an eager public the idea of a glamorous lifestyle, the bedrock upon which modern advertising was built. He also was the creator instantly recognizable icons, such as the New Year's baby and Santa Claus, that are to this day an integral part of the lexicon of Americana and was commissioned to paint more Saturday Evening Post covers than any other artist. Leyendecker lived for most of his adult life with Charles Beach, the Arrow Collar Man, on whom the stylish men in his artwork were modeled. The first book about the artist in more than 30 years, J. C. Leyendecker features his masterworks, rare paintings, studies, and other artwork, including the 322 covers he did for the Post. With a revealing text that delves into both his artistic evolution and personal life, J. C. Leyendecker restores this iconic image maker's rightful position in the pantheon of great American artists.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Laurence Cutler, Judy Goffman Cutler
Publisher: ABRAMS
Published: 11/01/2008
ISBN: 9780810995215
Pages: 256
Weight: 3.26lbs
Size: 11.24h x 9.78w x 1.00d

Review Citations: Vanity Fair 11/01/2008 pg. 100
New York Times Book Review 04/05/2009 pg. 12