Antique art deco mcclelland barclay bronze plate spring flesh woman. This product sheet is originally written in English. Please find below a machine translation in French.
If you have any questions please contact us. It is a beautiful antique bronze plaque art deco mcclelland barclay entitled spring nude representing a woman. In fairly good condition as the photos show with some wear as seen in photos 6-10 and it comes exactly as indicated. It is 8 3/4 in diameter.
Coloured, talented and seen everywhere in town. In these words, the life magazine briefly describes the famous and flamboyant illustrator mcclelland barclay. Collectors of bronze, paper, magazine or art covers featuring beautiful women will certainly have seen examples of the bold and easily identifiable work of barclay. Barclay was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1891 and worked in a studio in new york from 1912.
Visible and patriotic, he served in the navy during the First World War. He created a memorable series of posters for the Red Cross, the Army and other service organizations, receiving praise and rewards. He also designed Republican posters and even managed to bring in pretty girls. Barclay's work was very much in demand and he produced covers and illustrations for almost all popular magazines of the 1920s and 30s, including necklaces, pictorial review, country life, ladies home newspaper, Saturday evening post, redbook, country gentleman, cosmopolitan, and others.
His most famous advertising campaign was for fisher body works. He began producing illustrations for this series in the mid-1920s and was successful in the 1930s. The first advertisements featured children and dogs; the famous fisher body girl was introduced by barclay in 1930 when he was 37 years old.
The model was his second wife, who was only 19 years old at the time. The fisher body girl has become as recognizable as the previous "gibson girl", but alas, the barclay marriage didn't last as long as the campaign. In 1933, mme barclay had fallen to the edge of the road, and in 1936, mcclelland had picked up a new fiancée, the mannequin virginia moore, who was only 22 years old. In the late 1930s, barclay created the mcclelland barclay art products corporation to produce large-scale utility composite figures.
These items included standing animal figures, ashtrays decorated with dogs or horses, bookhouses, boxes and other items for the house and office. The advertising for small barclay bronze dogs was seen as early as 1930, suggesting that his attempts at commercial sculpture were prior to his start-up. Some of these paintings were produced for promotional purposes, while others were personal or commissioned works. On July 23, 1943, the lieutenant. The mcclelland barclay commander was reported missing in combat aboard an lst that was torpedoed in the saloon sea," notes newton in his publication, the scottie sampler, summer 1986.He was honoured posthumously with the purple heart in 1944 and the third anniversary of his death, the mcclelland barclay fund for art was created to help American artists. With the death of mcclelland barclay, the world of art lost a colorful, talented and agitated character. The barclay figurines have been reproduced by others, so be careful to inspect everything you plan to buy, as the originals bear the artist's signature on the underside. Some of these paintings were produced for promotional purposes, while others were pers. This item is in the category "art, antiques\art of xxe, contemporary\sculptures, statues".
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