A Dancing Woman - Celebration Greeting Card
INSIDE GREETING: Celebrate!
This joyful woman by Willy Pogany invites you to celebrate! Her lively attire and ornate embellishments reflect the artist's Eastern European heritage, creating a captivating fusion of cultures. Originally gracing the cover of the March 1916 edition of Metropolitan, an influential American magazine active from 1895 to 1925, this image offers a glimpse into the artistic landscape of its time. The magazine, notably edited by former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt during World War I, held a unique focus on both politics and literature, making this illustration a captivating bridge between cultural celebration and historical context. See this image as an art print!
Willy Pogany (1882 - 1955) was a gifted Hungarian-born artist and illustrator whose talents soared in the early 20th century. His extraordinary illustrations graced the pages of cherished literary classics, including what is considered to be his quartet of masterpieces: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1910), Tannhauser (1911), Parsifal (1912), and Lohengrin (1913). Beyond the realm of literature, Pogany's artistic prowess adorned advertising and magazine covers, set designs in Hollywood films, and murals, all showcasing his versatile genius. His distinctive style, a captivating fusion of Art Nouveau and Art Deco, remains instantly recognizable and highly coveted.
This product was custom designed and created at our location in Seattle.
A6 (4.5" X 6.25") with Envelope