Jan 22, 2015 - Sale 2372

Sale 2372 - Lot 18

Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
Lighting the Fire. Gouache on illustration board. 335x400 mm; 13 1/4x15 3/4 inches, image. Signed lower right. A few flecks to lower right margin. Matted and framed. Circa 1950s.

Additional Details

Raleigh Cigarettes advertisement. An illustrator of glamour-girl themes, Ellen Segner is one of the few females known for that subject matter. She is best remembered for her Little Miss Sunbeam adverts (the spokesgirl for Quality Bakers' Sunbeam bread) and the Dick and Jane school readers.