American Beauties Drawings from the Golden Age of Illustration
  • Wladyslaw T. Benda (1873-1948). Head of girl with long blonde hair, ca. 1923. Watercolor, charcoal, and colored pencil on paper. Published as cover of Hearst's International Magazine, April 1923. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (1)
  • Wladyslaw T. Benda (1873-1948). Girl with earrings, ca. 1924. Watercolor, charcoal, graphite, and brush and ink on paper. Published as cover of Hearst's International Magazine, ca. 1924. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (2)
  • Wladyslaw T. Benda (1873-1948). There Was a Woman Standing in the Door as Though Posed in the Dark Wood of a Frame, ca. 1918. Charcoal on paper. Published in "The Sun Burned Lady" by Melville Davisson Post, Hearst's International Magazine, December 1918. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (3)
  • Nell Brinkley (1886-1944). Golden Eyes with Uncle Sam (dog), ca. 1918. Watercolor, ink, gouache, and opaque white over graphite under drawing on illustration board. Swann Fund purchase. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (4)
  • Jaro Fabry (1912-1953). Katherine Hepburn, ca. 1937. Published as cover of Cinema Arts, 1937. Watercolor and gouache on paper. Swann Fund purchase. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (5)
  • Charles Dana Gibson (1867-1944). Summer Sports, ca. 1904. Ink over graphite under drawing on illustration board. Published in Life, June 2, 1904. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (6)
  • Charles Dana Gibson (1867-1944). The Sweetest Story Ever Told, ca. 1910. Ink over graphite on illustration board. Published in Collier's Weekly, August 13, 1910. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (7)
  • John Held, Jr. (1889-1958). Elegant woman in silver dress holding a fan, n.d. Watercolor, metallic silver paint, gouache, and graphite on paper. Swann Foundation Fund purchase. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (8)
  • Georges LePape (1887-1971). Couple Lighting Cigarettes, ca. 1919. Gouache over graphite on bristol board. Published in Vanity Fair, December 1919. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (9)
  • Russell Patterson (1893-1977). Where There's Smoke There's Fire, ca. 1920s. India, red and brown inks, and watercolor on illustration board. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (10)
  • Coles Phillips (1880-1927). Know All Men by These Presents, ca. 1910. Gouache, watercolor, and charcoal on illustration board. Published as cover, Life, January 27, 1910. Bendiner Fund Purchase. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (11)
  • Ethel McClellan Plummer (1888-1936). Vanity Fair on the Avenue, 1914. Watercolor, gouache, and ink on paper board. Published in Vanity Fair, June 1914. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (12)
  • Rita Senger (active 1915-1930s). Woman dancing on the shore, ca. 1916. Gouache, watercolor over graphite on watercolor board. Published as cover of Vanity Fair, July 1916. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (13)
  • Charlotte Harding (1873-1951). A "quick change"--for the rest of the afternoon, ca. 1901. Charcoal, wash, and opaque white on layered paper. Published in "Our Foolish Virgins" by Eliot Gregory, Century, November 1901. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (14)
  • Frederic Rodrigo Gruger (1871-1953). Too Chary of Their Complexions to Brave the Sun, ca. 1914. Crayon and wash on paper. Published in "The Goldfish," Saturday Evening Post, January 10, 1914. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (15)
  • John Held, Jr. (1889-1958). The Girl Who Gave Him the Cold Shoulder, ca. 1925. Gouache on illustration board. Cover of Life. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (16)
  • Edward Penfield (1866-1925). Young woman sitting beside table holding umbrella, 1910-1925. Watercolor, gouache, and ink over graphite on paper. Advertisement for Hart, Schaffner, & Marx clothes. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (17)
  • Harrison Fisher (1875-1934). Young woman holding a rose, ca. 1934. Cover of Hearst's International combined with Cosmopolitan, April 1934. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (19)
  • Howard Chandler Christy (1873-1952). Young woman holding skates, ca. 1924. Cover of Motor, February 1924. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (20)

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