Illustration poster board. 1948, 11" x 21". Well framed and matted. Full color print that was used in national magazines by the Chrysler Corporation. This is a herd of mustang horses from commissioned artwork from Chrysler Sales Division for their advertising in 1947, Saturday Evening Post. Print was presented as a Christmas gift to Chrysler Dealers in 1947. Reads "Merry Christmas and happy prosperous New Year" and has 13 signatures of Chrysler Corporation. His work was commissioned to feature horse power of Chrysler's spitfire engine group of all ten illustrations sold as lot at RM Auction in 2004 for $8050. This is a period unlimited print and in the back pocket a copy of the two page ad from Saturday Evening Post. Clymer's work in advertising included paintings for White Horse Scotch Whisky, the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Chrysler Corporation. His oils and charcoal drawings earned him awards from the Cowboy Artists of America. He was named Western Artist of the Year by the National Wildlife Art Collectors Society. Some of the mountains were removed from the original sketch to show more horses. Also at the agency's request he eliminated the dust the horses normally would raise in running to show the power of their legs and play up the theme of the power still further.
PERIOD: Circa 1980
SIZE: 11" x 21"; Frame 21" x 32"