A Boy Riding a Horse - Birthday Greeting Card

$6.00 USD
SKU: 00607G

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INSIDE GREETING: Yippie-Yah - It's your birthday!

You can feel the vibrant energy emanating from this joyful image! Karl Godwin captures their vivacity with remarkable skill by depicting an iconic trio of Americana—a boy, his dog, and his horse. Originally created for the January 30, 1938 issue of This Week Magazine titled Little Jim, this illustration exudes charming nostalgia. It's the perfect birthday card for anyone, not just those named Jim, to receive and enjoy. See this image as an art print!

Karl Godwin (1893-1962), a Canadian-born illustrator, made notable contributions to the field of illustration during the late 1920s and early 1930s, particularly through his vibrant advertisements for Hudson cars. After receiving his art education at the Art Students League in the United States, he briefly taught commercial art courses at Chouinard Art School in Los Angeles from 1922 to 1923. Eventually settling in New York City by 1940, Godwin later relocated to Westport, Connecticut, where he resided until his passing. Although he never reached the upper echelons of the profession, his work stood out for its distinctive use of color and subtle caricature, which added depth and personality to his subjects.

This product was custom designed and created at our location in Seattle.

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Product Specs

A6 (4.5" X 6.25") with Envelope