1949 Cover TIME LA Mayor Fletcher Bowron Artzybasheff - ORIGINAL TM1

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Please note that this is a cover only! This is an original TIME magazine cover for July 4, 1949 with a portrait of Los Angeles Mayor, Fletcher Bowron.

CONDITION

This 62+ year old Item is rated Very Fine / Fine. No creases. No natural defects. Some moderate surface rub. No tears. No water damage. The original mailing label is in the left margin --please see image.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Full Color
  • Grade: Very Fine / Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8 x 11 inches; 20 x 28 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 Artzybasheff, Boris. Artist name printed on page - bottom right of image.

Boris Artzybasheff

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.

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