Vintage Halloween illustrations and paintings

This gallery contains 50 photos.

Halloween’s origin dates back to the Ancient Druidic (Celtic) festival of Samhain taking place in Scotland, Wales and Ireland. On the night of October 31, about 2000 years ago, people celebrated Samhain. They believed that the ghosts of the deads … Continue reading

The fashion and Old Hollywood illustrator F. Earl Christy

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F. Earl Christy (1883-1961) was a reknown American illustrator. He drew especially portraits of women (Pictorial review, American magazine, Modern Priscilla…) and realized illustrations of movie stars. Among the actresses he drew, there were Claudette Colbert, Carole Lombard and Shirley … Continue reading

The Art Deco illustrator Coles Philipps

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Coles Phillips (1880-1927) was an American and Art Deco illustrator who worked from World War I to the late 1920s. He was a pioneer : he introduced for the first time the Art Deco style into adversitings and fashion magazines. … Continue reading

The illustrator Matou en peluche

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“Matou en peluche” (“Stuffed tomcat” in French) is a talented illustrator based in Australia. His drawings are graceful and inspired by Art Deco (1920s, 1930s). Among his favourite subjects, there are portraits of women with an Art Deco style and … Continue reading

The vintage illustrator Valentine Sandberg

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Born in Sweden in 1881, Valentine Sandberg was an illustrator. He did covers for many magazines such as Success, Harper’s Weekly, Life, Sunday Magazine, Home Life, Modern Priscilla, Judge, and People’s Popular Monthly. He did also ads for brands like … Continue reading

The vintage fashion illustrator Eric (Carl Erickson)

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Carl Oscar August Erickson (1891-1958),  also known as Eric, was an American fashion illustrator. From 1925 to  his death in 1958, he collaborated with British and French Vogue. He also drew advertisings for brands like Coty and Elizabeth Arden.