Tag Archives: Frances Tipton Hunter

Young boy and girl on a date at a soda shop

Beyond the Canvas: Date Night Deflated

Much like Norman Rockwell, Frances Tipton Hunter painted innocent boys and girls living idealized American childhoods–save for this cute little couple, who find themselves on a nightmare of an ending to their date. ... More

Classic Covers: A Kiss is Just a Kiss

Are you ready for the passionate kiss appearing on the cover in … are you ready … 1907? The beautiful painting by Frank X. Leyendecker (brother of renowned artist J.C. Leyendecker) shows a beautifully dressed couple at the piano, carried away by the music, one supposes. ... More

Classic Covers: Are You Ready for Some Football?

What a face! Check out artist Alan Foster’s November 12, 1927, cover of the boy receiving instructions from a teammate. Judging from his expression, is he confused? Or has the teammate sent him on a suicide mission? The cover is the perfect kick off for our salute to football season. ... More