• ADDING THAT CERTAIN SOMETHING

    One year ago - By Illustration Art

    Over the years countless illustrators have been tasked with making countless illustrations of a woman sitting in a chair.
    For example, the following pictures are all from a 1932 issue of The Saturday Evening Post.
    Each is a conventional, respectable depiction of the human form sitting. Each is by a competent artist searching for a fresh approach. Yet, there is a sameness to these drawings, given the limited variations of human anatomy.
    But there was one illustrator in the magazine whose approach stood out from the rest. John La Gatta received the same old assignment: draw a seated woman...
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