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George Hughes

 (1907 - 1990)
George E. Hughes was active/lived in Vermont, New York.  George Hughes is known for Magazine illustration, cover art.

Biography   George Hughes


George Hughes
1907-1990

George Hughes was born in 1907 in New York City. Like many other Saturday Evening Post artists, he bypassed a formal college education and studied art and mechanical drawing for three years in New York's Art Students League* and the National Academy of Design*. Once out of school, he worked as a freelance fashion illustrator. His work often appeared in such bastions of high style as Vanity Fair and House and Garden magazine.

In 1936, Hughes was offered a position in Detroit, Michigan as a Mechanical Designer for an automobile manufacturer. Unhappy with his life there and longing for a chance to illustrate for a major magazine in the East, he packed his belongings and returned hom   ...  Displaying 750 of 6034 characters.

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Painting for the Saturday Evening Post cover of the March 14, 1953 issue titled "Baby Book"
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Dinner Party, Saturday Evening Post cover, November 11, 1961
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Babysitter at Beach Stand, The Saturday Evening Post cover
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