George Hughes (1907-1990)
The Collection of Richard L. Weisman
George Hughes (1907-1990)

Messy Room, Neat Boys

George Hughes (1907-1990)
Messy Room, Neat Boys
signed 'Hughes-' (lower left)
oil on canvas
29 ¼ x 22 ¼ in. (74.3 x 56.5 cm.)
Painted in 1955.
American Illustrators Gallery, Inc., New York.
Acquired by the late owner from the above, 1994.
The Saturday Evening Post, October 22, 1955, cover illustration.
J. Cohn, Covers of the Saturday Evening Post, New York, 1998, p. 245, illustrated.

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Lot Essay

George Hughes was an American illustrator who created more than 100 covers for the Saturday Evening Post and whose work was featured in other popular publications such as Vanity Fair. The present work was published as the cover illustration of the October 22, 1955 issue of The Saturday Evening Post.

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