Tag Archives: The Country Gentleman

Classic Covers: A Kiss Under the Mistletoe

“…the Yule log and Christmas candle were regularly burnt, and the mistletoe, with its white berries, hung up, to the imminent peril of all the pretty housemaids,” wrote Washington Irving (1783-1859). This Victorian couple under the mistletoe was on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post December 15, 1900. How many people have our cover artists caught under that infamous plant? ... More

Classic Covers: How to Handle a Turkey

It isn’t just the farmers and poultry truck drivers who have a hard time handling turkeys. Sometimes the big birds were a handful for our cover artists and models. Why did one famous cover artist start “to feel like an assassin”? ... More

Classic Art: Forgotten Country Gentleman Covers

I fell in love with this 1977 Country Gentleman cover when I ran across it in the archives recently. CG was a sister magazine to The Saturday Evening Post, and I got to wondering: What other hidden treasures lurk in the Country Gentleman stacks? ... More