"Cary Grant and Barbara Hutton"   Lot no. 514

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By Earl Somers Cordrey 1902-1977

1951 (Estimated)
23.00" x 18.70"
Gouache on Paper
Signed Lower Right



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Original illustration published in modified form in American Weekly magazine, 1951.

The published caption reads: "To many movie fans Cary Grant was the ideal lover. It was hard to understand that his own romance with Barbara Hutton should have such an un-Hollywood ending."

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Watercolorist and illustrator from the 1950s, Earl Somers Cordrey is primarily known for his men’s fashion work and his narrative short stories for Collier, American Magazine and American Weekly. Born and raised in California, Earl Somers Cordrey studied at the Chouinard School of Art in Los Angeles, but also at the Grand Central School of Art in New York City where he moved definitely in 1927. There, he worked as a professional illustrator for the Hearst’s Magazines including Cosmopolitan, Redbook, etc.)



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