Jon Whitcomb (1906-1988) Original Magazine Story Illustration (c.1948).
    The Ladies' Home Journal, a two page illustration for Torch Parade by Robert Carson. Story caption: "There was something about Ken that made a woman's heart go so fast it left reason behind." Illustration caption: "The Troubadour was on - and women all over America were off."
    Oil on board, image size approximately 15 x 22. Signed lower right.
    A single page showing the published version is included. Notably, this particular page is from Gil Elvgren's personal tear sheet reference library (Elvgren's name is stamped on the page).
    There is a 1.75 x 1 inch chip to the bottom right corner of the board. It enters approximately 1/2 inch of the lower (blank) image area.

    keywords: illustrator, painting, music, Frank Sinatra type, romance, glamour

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