This is an original 1941 color cover for Fortune Magazine, April 1941 with an illustration by Boris Artzybasheff of a colossal Buddha.
This 73+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. No creases. Light scuff - right margin. No tears. No water damage. There is a small tear and a moderate scuff mark in the left margin. Please note that the white marks in the bottom margin are just reflections on our digital image -- they are NOT on the item.
This piece was illustrated by Artzybasheff, Boris. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.
Boris Artzybasheff (1899-1965) was a native of Kharkov, Russia, prior to relocating to the United States. He was most recognized for his childrenÕs book illustrations, graphic art design, fresco murals, printmaking and mosaics, as well as his surrealism, realism and cartoonist artistic styles. His works primarily centered on figures, genre, portraits, fantasy, space and historical subjects. Artzybasheff later provided artwork for such noteworthy magazine publications as LIFE, Fortune and Time. He also created works for the Walt Disney Studio. Additionally, Artzybasheff provided advertising art for Shell Oil, Pan Am, Xerox, Scotch Tape, Vultee Aircraft, Parker Pens, Parke-Davis, and more. Later in his life, Artzybasheff was affiliated with the Society of Illustrators.