"Singing Woman"   Lot no. 480

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By Archie Gunn (American- 1863-1930)

1927 (Estimated)
23.00" x 14.25"
Watercolor on Board
Signed Lower Left



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Calendar illustration, image of woman singing.

Great condition- Image shows glare from the glass from when photographed, but there is no damage on the piece. 

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Archie Gunn was a well known and popular illustrator, whose pictures where in leading periodicals.  He was born in England and his father a member of the British Royal Academy.  He first studied under his father in London.  For a time he designed costumes for Gilbert & Sullivan productions. He also achieved success as a portrait painter; one of his portraits of Disraeli hung on the walls of Queen Victoria's apartments.

After coming to America he worked as a magazine and newspaper illustrator.  He also did several calendar paintings for the Gerlach Barklow Calendar Company.