George Shellhase - Capturing the Mood of "Everyman"

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Published by:
Carlos Plaza
Published:
10/9/2017
Specs:
Square / 12" x 12"
90 pages Wire-O
Category:
Art
Tags:
art, artwork, Cartoonist, cartoons, drawing, florida artwork, florida cartoons, florida drawings, New Yorker, New Yorker magazine, vintage cartoons, vintage florida

George M. Shellhase, was a noted artist-reporter whose work has been exhibited at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y., The Illustrator’s Club N.Y. and The Norton Museum of Art in Palm Beach, among many other fine art institutions. His drawings have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Your Times Magazine, Esquire and The Palm Beach Post, just to mention a few. Shellhase was a resident of Ocean Ridge, in Palm Beach County for more than half of his life. His style and techniques where a combination of pen and pencil drawings with water color details. But he was mostly recognized for his cartoons in the New Yorker in the 40’s and 50’s.

Shellhase died in 1980 at the age of 93. The drawings in this book are from originals found in the attic of his house in 1994.

George Shellhase - Capturing the Mood of "Everyman"


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