Jan 22, 2015 - Sale 2372

Sale 2372 - Lot 15

Price Realized: $ 715
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Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
PHIL HAYS.
Couple on a Train. Gouache on board. 521x419 mm; 20 1/2x16 1/2 inches. Signed lower left. Used for advertising by Lester Rossin Associates, New York. Some surface marks and a bit of crackling to white paint. Circa early 1960.

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Phil Hays was an award winning illustrator and legendary Chairman of the illustration department at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California. His clients included Rolling Stone, Esquire, Sports Illustrated, Cosmopolitan, and Redbook, among others. In the 1970s he was recognized for a series of album covers created for Muddy Waters, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, and Jerry Lee Lewis at Columbia records.