|Artist: Howard Scott (1902-1983)
Description: Photographer tries to extract a smile from the sitter.
Caption: “Now smile like you own a Nash”
Publication information: Billboard for Nash automobiles.
Size: 13.5 x 36”
Signature: signed upper left.
Condition: Very good, matted and simply framed.
Comment: During the years of softer sell advertising, even as major a commission as a billboard design didn't necessarily have to include an image of the product itself. Howard Scott was one of the best at this type of sales pitch.
Sold to benefit the Acquisitions Fund of the Museum of American Illustration at Society of Illustrators.