(1905 - 1959)
Clark M. Agnew was active/lived in New York. Clark Agnew is known for advertising illustration, magazines.
Biography Clark Agnew
An illustrator and member of the Society of Illustrators, Clark Agnew paid his way through Chicago Art Institute by playing clarinet in Dixieland and Chicago-style bands. When he heard a 12-year-old Benny Goodman outplay him, he opted to concentrate on art.
Moving to New York, he gained assignments with Pictorial Review, American Magazine, Saturday Evening Post, and Collier's.
Ad work products included Tydol/Veedol Gasoline (a WW2 billboard for this company won an Outoor Advertising award), Roma Wines, Ruppert Beer and Old Gold cigarettes. For the last, he originated the dancing Old Gold packs for TV as he moved from print assignments to the new medium of television.
He co-authored, with Neil O'Brien, <
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