Jan 22, 2015 - Sale 2372

Sale 2372 - Lot 11

Price Realized: $ 650
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
Bikini. Acrylic and colored pencil. 610x470 mm; 24x18 1/2 inches. Illustration for advertising commissioned by Lester Rossin Associates, New York. Signed in image, lower right. Old matte attached to perimeter. Early 1960s.

Additional Details

Boyle was an important and prolific illustrator for over two decades. His work appeared on the covers of The Saturday Evening Post, Reader's Digest, Good Housekeeping, in Rand Corporation publications, on U.S. Commemorative Stamps, for Walt Disney Productions, and in documentary paintings commissioned by the U. S. Air Force Historical Program held in the Smithsonian Institute and the Pentagon. He won a Lifetime Achievement Award from The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles--Reed, The Illustrator in America 1860-2000, page 337.