Dec 14, 2017 - Sale 2465

Sale 2465 - Lot 26

Price Realized: $ 4,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
General Electric Monitor Top Refrigerator. Illustration for a G.E. print advertisement. Oil on canvas. 864x635 mm; 34x25 inches. Signed in lower right. Framed.

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Tepper, another accomplished illustrator who developed his craft at the Grand Central Art School under Harvey Dunn, had a long and prolific career, winning numerous awards and teaching at noted art institutes. He was also a successful songwriter, whose compositions were recorded by Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, and Glenn Miller, among others. In addition to G.E., his advertisement illustrations represented the products of marketing giants Coca-Cola, Mobil and Texaco. He was elected to the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame in 1980 where he also taught for many years.