Saturday Evening Post Cover, November 12, 1921
J. Knowles Hare was born in Montclair, NJ in 1884. He was a member of the Society of Illustrators in New York. He is known for his "glamour girl" images, which appeared on the covers of many well-known magazines. His magazine illustrations include The Saturday Evening Post, Cosmopolitan, Woman's Home Companion, Ladies' Home Journal, Country Gentleman, as well as Harper's Weekly, Modern Priscilla, Photoplay, The American Magazine, among others. His work appeared on many calendars and postcards, as well. His images also can be seen on advertising for Palmolive Soap, Elgin Watch Co., H.W. Gossard Co.Corsets, and Packar's Shampoo. He used his wife, Gladys Granger as the model for many of his illustrations. John Knowles Hare passed away in 1947.