1929 Cover Good Housekeeping Jessie Willcox Smith Art Children Ice Skating YGH1

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"Please note that this is a cover only!"

This is an original 1929 color cover for Good Housekeeping magazine, February 1929, that features an illustration from Jessie Willcox Smith.

CONDITION

This 84+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Small tear - bottom right corner.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.25 x 11.5 inches; 21 x 29 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of vintage advertisements, articles, covers, and prints from Good Housekeeping magazine during the end of the Roaring Twenties era. The collection depicts many of the personal and household luxuries that were part of American domestic life prior to the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression, including several Art Deco style illustrations of women's fashions from French and Parisian designers such as Agnès, Patou, and others. The collection also features several color prints of paintings by N.C. Wyeth and James "Jimmy" Swinnington. To continue browsing this intriguing collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph.

This piece was illustrated by Smith, Jessie Willcox. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Jessie Willcox Smith

(1863-1935) Jessie Willcox Smith was perhaps the best known student of Howard Pyle. Although she never married, she specialized in drawing and painting charming images of women, children, and babies. Much of her work appeared on Good Housekeeping magazine covers and she also illustrated many books including A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson, The Little Mother Goose, The Water Babies by Charles Kingsley, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, and Heidi by Johanna Spyri.

Keywords specific to this image: Kids, Roaring Twenties Era

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