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Arthur Saron Sarnoff (American, 1912-2000) Cover Illustration for The Hepburn sheet size 28 1/2 x 20 5/8 in. (72.5 x 52.2 cm) framed 32 5/8 x 25 1/2 in. image 1
Arthur Saron Sarnoff (American, 1912-2000) Cover Illustration for The Hepburn sheet size 28 1/2 x 20 5/8 in. (72.5 x 52.2 cm) framed 32 5/8 x 25 1/2 in. image 2
Arthur Saron Sarnoff (American, 1912-2000) Cover Illustration for The Hepburn sheet size 28 1/2 x 20 5/8 in. (72.5 x 52.2 cm) framed 32 5/8 x 25 1/2 in. image 3
Arthur Saron Sarnoff (American, 1912-2000) Cover Illustration for The Hepburn sheet size 28 1/2 x 20 5/8 in. (72.5 x 52.2 cm) framed 32 5/8 x 25 1/2 in. image 4
Arthur Saron Sarnoff (American, 1912-2000) Cover Illustration for The Hepburn sheet size 28 1/2 x 20 5/8 in. (72.5 x 52.2 cm) framed 32 5/8 x 25 1/2 in. image 5
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Thumbnail of Arthur Saron Sarnoff (American, 1912-2000) Cover Illustration for The Hepburn sheet size 28 1/2 x 20 5/8 in. (72.5 x 52.2 cm) framed 32 5/8 x 25 1/2 in. image 3
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Lot 48
Arthur Saron Sarnoff
(American, 1912-2000)
Cover Illustration for The Hepburn sheet size 28 1/2 x 20 5/8 in. (72.5 x 52.2 cm) framed 32 5/8 x 25 1/2 in.
25 January 2023, 12:00 EST
Skinner Marlborough, Massachusetts

Sold for US$1,402.50 inc. premium

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Arthur Saron Sarnoff (American, 1912-2000)

Cover Illustration for The Hepburn
signed 'Arthur Sarnoff' (lower right), inscribed '#3' in pencil (lower right), inscribed 'Pocketbooks I' in red pencil (on the reverse), stamps from American Artist Co., New York, and Arthur Brown & Bro. (on the reverse)
oil on illustration board
sheet size 28 1/2 x 20 5/8 in. (72.5 x 52.2 cm)
framed 32 5/8 x 25 1/2 in.

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N.B.
A native New Yorker, Arthur Sarnoff studied at the Grand Central Art School where his instructors included John Ford Clymer and Andrew Wyeth. By the 1930s, he was working regularly as an illustrator for publications including McCall's, American Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, and Good Housekeeping, and for advertisements for Karo Syrup, Listerine, Lucky Strike, and Coors, among others. He also regularly illustrated for pulp fiction. This work was an illustration for Pocket Book 827, The Hepburn, by Jan Westcott, published in 1951.

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