1945 Print Bernard Gimbel Portrait Brothers Philadelphia Absecon New Jersey FZ7


This is an original 1945 color print portrait of Bernard Feustmann Gimbel, a key member of the Gimbels department store. The store was founded in 1887 and closed in 1987 with a total of 36 stores nationwide. The caption writes, "Bernard Feustmann Gimbel the muscular and persistent chief of Gimbel Brothers, has in his time made great headway against the gentlemen pugilists of Philadelphia, the raging seas off Absecon, New Jersey, the business foibles of his own family, and the leading retail competition in the land."


This 66+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 11.5 inches; 24 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)

This piece was illustrated by Gorsline, Douglas. Artist name printed on page - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: portraiture, floral, flower

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