By Harrison Fisher
Harrison Fisher's graphics of fit, poised, lively, and assured girls set the traditional for the idea that of yankee attractiveness in the course of the early years of the 20th century. The artist loved huge, immense reputation from 1905 to 1920, serving as a pass judgement on in national attractiveness contests and holding a star prestige that was once unprecedented for an illustrator. This unique booklet recaptures the photographs that made Fisher recognized, compiling his best possible black-and-white and colour illustrations for Cosmopolitan, The Saturday night Post, and The girls domestic Journal in addition to for books and different publications.
The successors to the fashionable Gibson women created by means of Charles Dana Gibson, Fisher's idealized girls mirror an aspirational measure of wealth and social ease. They journey horses, play tennis, swim, pass motoring in newfangled vehicles, and graciously take pleasure 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 paintings and pop culture.
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