"Bathing Beauty (Carole Lombard)"   Lot no. 3237

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By Bradshaw Crandell (American- 1896-1966)

1930s (Estimated)
30.00" x 22.00"
Pastel on Thick Paper
Signed Lower Left



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Crandell (1896-1966) was the undisputed "artist of the stars," befriending and immortalizing Hollywood's most beautiful starlets in his portraits. Among his subjects were Bette Davis, Judy Garland, Carole Lombard, and Lucille Ball. His career took off when he replaced Harrison Fisher as the cover artist for Cosmopolitan magazine, ushering in a new era of glamour. Crandell was inducted into the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame in 2006.

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