Description: Fashionable people at the train station
Comment: One of the landmark volumes of American Illustration in-depth scholarship is Naomi Welch’s The Complete Works of Harrison Fisher Illustrator. My only issue with the book is that it doesn’t really address the great number of pieces that Fisher did for the interiors of general interest magazines, focusing instead on his color output. With that in mind, I’ve been unable to establish publication credits here. Somehow both the man with the cane and the man holding the satchels are familiar from someone else’s work, I think. A piece like this shows that Fisher was more than (just a depicter of) a pretty face.
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