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Phil Davis

(1906 -  1964 )
DAVIS Phil Mandrake

Urania Casa d'Aste
Apr 22, 2017
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Phil Davis - A Portrait Of A Lady

Phil Davis - A Portrait Of A Lady

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Lot number: 125
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Phil Davis American Pop Art Ink on Paper Ink on paper. Featuring a portrait of a lady. Signed PHIL DAVIS and inscribed 12-4 on the lower left corner. Inscribed in pencil 1940 on verso. 15 x 11 cm (5.9 x 4.3 inches). PROVENANCE: Southern Ontario estate Philip Davis (1906-1964) was an American artist who illustrated Mandrake the Magician, written by Lee Falk. While attending Washington University in St. Louis, Davis had a part-time job as a draftsman with the technical department of the local telephone company. By 1928, he was working in the art department of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He left the newspaper to do magazine illustrations and advertising art. In 1933, Davis met St. Louis advertising agency executive Lee Falk, and the two began their collaboration on Mandrake the Magician. Falk asked Davis to do a dozen panels on spec. Davis did so, and in 1934 Falk went to New York and pitched the concept to King Features Syndicate. The strip was launched June 11, 1934 with Davis illustrating and Falk scripting.[3] One of Davis' assistants was Ray Moore, who later became the first artist on Falk's other comic strip, The Phantom, also distributed by King Features.
Phil Davis -   A Portrait Of A Couple

Phil Davis - A Portrait Of A Couple

Original 1940
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Lot number: 239
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American Pop Art Ink on Paper Signed Phil Davis Ink on paper, framed. Featurin a portrait of a couple. Signed Phil Davis on the lower right corner. Inscribed 1940 in pencil on the lower right corner, verso. 18 x 14 cm (7.1 x 5.5 inches). Frame size: 33.5 x 28.5 cm (13.2 x 11.2 inches). PROVENANCE: Southern Ontario estate Phil Davis (1906-1964), better known as Phil Davis, was an American artist who illustrated Mandrake the Magician, written by Lee Falk. Growing up with one sister and one brother, Davis became interested in drawing when he was six years old. "I had a mania for parades," he recalled. "I drew every parade I could see. My family neither encouraged nor discouraged me. They just accepted my dark fate." While attending Washington University in St. Louis, Davis had a part-time job as a draftsman with the technical department of the local telephone company. By 1928, he was working in the art department of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He left the newspaper to do magazine illustrations and advertising art. In 1933, Davis met St. Louis advertising agency executive Lee Falk, and the two began their collaboration on Mandrake the Magician. Falk asked Davis to do a dozen panels on spec. Davis did so, and in 1934 Falk went to New York and pitched the concept to King Features Syndicate. The strip was launched June 11, 1934 with Davis illustrating and Falk scripting. One of Davis' assistants was Ray Moore, who later became the first artist on Falk's other comic strip, The Phantom, also distributed by King Features.
Phil Davis - A Portrait Of A Couple

Phil Davis - A Portrait Of A Couple

Original 1942
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Lot number: 106
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American Pop Art Ink on Paper Signed PHIL DAVIS Ink on paper, framed. Featuring a portrait of a couple. Signed PHIL DAVIS and inscribed -42 on the upper right corner. 13.5 x 13.5 cm (5.3 x 5.3 inches). Frame size: 24 x 24 cm (9.4 x 9.4 inches). PROVENANCE: Southern Ontario estate Philip Davis (1906-1964) better known as Phil Davis, was an American artist who illustrated Mandrake the Magician, written by Lee Falk. While attending Washington University in St. Louis, Davis had a part-time job as a draftsman with the technical department of the local telephone company. By 1928, he was working in the art department of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He left the newspaper to do magazine illustrations and advertising art. In 1933, Davis met St. Louis advertising agency executive Lee Falk, and the two began their collaboration on Mandrake the Magician. Falk asked Davis to do a dozen panels on spec. Davis did so, and in 1934 Falk went to New York and pitched the concept to King Features Syndicate. The strip was launched June 11, 1934 with Davis illustrating and Falk scripting. One of Davis' assistants was Ray Moore, who later became the first artist on Falk's other comic strip, The Phantom, also distributed by King Features.
Phil Davis - Mandrake

Phil Davis - Mandrake

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Lot number: 90
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Phil Davis - Mandrake The Magician

Phil Davis - Mandrake The Magician

Original 1939
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Lot number: 46
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