Mermaid and Sea Dragon - Mermaids Greeting Card
Known by some as Beauty and the Sea Dragon, this exciting illustration by Willy Pogany graced the cover of the August 1916 edition of Metropolitan, a significant American magazine with a publication span from 1895 to 1925. The magazine, overseen by former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt during the tumultuous years of World War I, offered a unique blend of political discourse and literary content. Pogany's captivating artwork not only adorned the pages of this esteemed publication but also embodies the artistic spirit of the era. We believe it fits beautifully among our other mermaid illustrations! 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