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    Edgar Church Carl F. Williams Insurance Agency Original Decorative Advertising Art (Ideal Art Service, 1943). Only Church could make a laundry-list of company names spring from the page like an Art Deco composition. This guy was pulling off PhotoShop-slick commercial designs many generations before PhotoShop was invented -- and doing it all by hand, from artwork to lettering to X-Acto Knife collage technique. Church's design studio in Denver had many clients in the Greater Southwest, such as the Arizona agency represented here. Lively art and pitch-perfect lettering. Autographed (approved, that is, at lower left) by the insurance boss-man, his ownself. (Church also is known as the developer of the fabled Mile High Collection of first-generation comic books.) Ink and collage on layered Bristol Board. Image area, 7" x 13.5". Moderate toning and loosened border area. Very Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2019
    13th Sunday
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