"Santa"   Lot no. 4575

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By Edgar Franklin Wittmack (American- 1894-1956)

30" x 24"
Oil on Canvas
Signed Lower Right



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Edgar Franklin Wittmack specialized in painting magazine covers. He had a strong poster style that was well adapted to the eye-arresting requirements of cover art.

   For many years, he regularly painted the covers for The Popular Science Monthly, picturing the latest in technological advances, often working from blue prints of conceptual models. e did another long series of covers for Nation’s Business as well as Motor Magazine and Cities Service trade publications. Between these assignments, he periodically painted topical covers for The Saturday Evening Post, Collier’s and other national magazines.

   Wittmack was a versatile advertising artist as well, adept at subjects as disparate as hardware and wildlife.