Gabrielle turned -- and glimpsed the round man for the second
Medium: Watercolor and gouache on paper
Dimensions: composition: 12 × 8 3/4 in. (30.5 × 22.2 cm)
sheet: 18 11/16 × 13 15/16 in. (47.5 × 35.4 cm)
Illustration Citation: "Remember Every Word," by Helen Reilly, in Woman's Home Companion serialized in 1949; issue not identified
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Jacob Kantor, 1993
About: After studying art in New York and Paris, Barbara Schwinn Jordan began her career as a fashion artist for department stores, which led her to assignments at Vogue and McCall's. She also illustrated for Collier's and The Saturday Evening Post. Later she was well-known for portraiture. This subject reflects fashion trends of the 1950s, including the popularity of the beret and the short, gamine hairstyle.
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