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Robert Robinson

 (1886 - 1952)
Robert Bernard Robinson was active/lived in New York, Pennsylvania.  Robert Robinson is known for magazine illustration.

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Robert Robinson


MOTOR The Cover Art Of Robert Robinson Exhibit
Posted by Wizzard Gallery, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, December 29-January 31, 2009

Robert Robinson, American illustrator and originator of the Saturday Evening Post's "Slice of Life" style of cover art (later popularized by Norman Rockwell), shared his talents with the Hearst Corporation and their MOTOR MAGAZINE monthly publication from 1926 to 1952.

Targeted at the service station and garage trade, Mr. Robinson's covers featured all types of motoring maladies experienced by everyone from dowdy matrons to pouty pin-ups, bawdy mechanics to rowdy motorcyclists, and cute kids emulating their parents' problems. Escaping the mechanical malaise was also a reoccurring theme in the a  ...  Displaying 750 of 2216 characters.



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About  Robert Robinson

Born:  1886 - Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Died:   1952 - Douglaston, Long Island, New York
Known for:  magazine illustration