Reginald MASSIE (Talcahuano (Chile) 1909 - Burbank 1989)

Bird’s Eye: Study for the Cover of The New Yorker Sold

Watercolour and gouache on board.
Signed REG MASSIE at the lower right.
Inscribed [October 8, 1949] 1st + only NY’er cover on the reverse of the board.
336 x 249 mm. (13 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.) [image]
348 x 263 mm. (13 3/4 x 10 3/8 in.) [sheet]

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The present sheet is a study for Reginald Massie’s one and only cover design for The New Yorker, and appeared in the 8 October 1949 issue of the magazine.
 

Literature:
The New Yorker, 8 October 1949; reproduced on the cover.
 

Reginald MASSIE

Bird’s Eye: Study for the Cover of The New Yorker

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