Illustration Art

Hugh Joseph Ward illustration for Spicy Adventure Stories

Ward illustration for Spicy Adventure Stories brings $62,500

  Heritage Auction Galleries set a record March 1, 2012 for illustration artist Hugh Joseph Ward (American, 1909-1945). The 30-by-21-inch oil on canvas is the original illustration for the April 1937 Spicy Adventure Stories pulp magazine. With slight condition issues, including a re-lined canvas, scattered minor abrasions on the extreme edges and minor points...

Yooper finds two Stormy Kromers in one week

I received my first Stormy Kromer cap for Christmas this year and found another a week later in a 1923 hunting and fishing painting by William Harnden Foster. His oil on canvas "From Traps to Trout" depicts a woodsman spying a leaping trout as he sets a fresh trap. It sold Jan. 1-2, 2012...

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Sexy vintage art from Femme Fatales magazine up for bids

A collection art and artifacts from the mid-20th century’s obsession with B-movies are some of the most unusual items Old Town Auctions has ever brought to auction. Its Nov. 18-20, 2011 sale features 200-250 lots from the collection of Bill George, the original editor of Femme Fatales magazine whose now-closed private museum in Baltimore...