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Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
STANLEY WALTER GALLI (1912-2009)
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA VIA UNITED AIR LINES. Circa 1955.
40x24 3/4 inches, 101 1/2x63 cm. Condition A-: repaired tears, creases, abrasions and replaced losses at edges, some with slight overpainting.
The glare of the Sonoran Desert sun casts shadows from a palm tree across the face of a vacationer in what is likely Palm Springs. Galli was a California painter, illustrator and printmaker. Although a member of the New York and California Society of Illustrators, and the designer of 26 stamps for the United States Postal Service, he is best remembered for the series of posters he designed for United Airlines in the 1950s and 60s. Another variation advertises travel to Los Angeles. This image was reused by Orbitz in 2006 for their "Planet Earth" campaign. Huhne p. 81.