1897 Harper's Edward Penfield Vintage Fashion Literary Poster 1897 Harper's Literary Penfield October Fashion Poster is SOLD OUT!
1897 Harpers Poster: Victorian Women’s Fashion with Parasol
PRINTED BY: Harpers Magazine
AGE: c. 1897, lithograph.
ARTIST: Edward Penfield, graphic designer, poster artist, illustrator
CONDITION: B+, Linen Mounted, 1/4 inch corner restored professionally, one soft center fold, unobtrusive unless scrutinized closely, displays absolutely beautifully!
A wonderful and elegant American piece designed by well known American illustrator, Edward Penfield. This depicts stunning Victorian fashion, an 1890’s woman with parasol and beautiful green jacket.
Harper`s Magazine was first created in June 1850 by the book publishing firm Harper & Brothers. The earliest issues consisted largely of published British material and soon after, the magazine printed the work of American artists, illustrators and writers. Penfield, was born 1866 and died in1925. In 1894 he produced a series of monthly images for Harper`s magazine. His style was influenced by Japanese prints, hand-craftsmanship of the Arts and Crafts movement, and the impressionistic approach of Paris France French poster making elements. Penfield`s signature is printed on this poster at the bottom right. The poster is archivally linen backed and ready for framing. We only have this one.
Size: 14 × 19.5 inches