1944 Ad Brown Forman King Black Label Whisky Frederic Mizen Art Canoeing FZ6


This is an original 1944 color print ad for Brown Forman King Black Label Blended Whisky, featuring artwork by Frederic Mizen.


This 67+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 12.5 inches; 25 x 32 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)

This piece was illustrated by Mizen, Frederic Kimball. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Frederic Mizen

Frederic Mizen (1885-1964) was born in Chicago and became a noted western genre and landscape painter as well as illustrator, portraitist, and art teacher. He studied at the J. Francis Smith Academy of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Academy Julian in Paris. He is best known for his billboard advertisements as well as for magazine advertisements in The Saturday Evening Post, the American, and Collier's. Much of his advertising work was done for the Coca-Cola Company. He founded the Frederic Mizen Academy of Art in Chicago in 1936.

Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, Nature, Be Right Drink Light, Alcohol, Liquor, Bottle, Cocktail, White Water Rafting, Camping, Alternative Transportation, Boating, Northwoods

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