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 Coles Phillips  (1880 - 1927)

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Lived/Active: Ohio/New York      Known for: magazine illustration, female figure, pin-up girls

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1880 (Springfield, Ohio)
 
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1927 (New Rochelle, New York)

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Ohio/New York

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Working between WWI and the late twenties, Coles Phillips was the first to introduce Art Deco styles into advertising design. He illustrated many covers for the Saturday Evening Post with very modern and seductively designed women. Some social historians actually give Phillips credit for the first pin-up girl, later known to all America as ‘The Fadeaway Girl.’ During a twenty-year period, between 1907 and 1927, Coles Phillips was ranked with Parrish, Leyendecker and Flagg as one of the m (showing 500 of 5917 characters).



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