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ID: 500034288
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500034288

 

Record Type: Person
Irvin, Rea (American illustrator, 1881-1972)

Note: Art editor for the New Yorker magazine for 21 years; creator of "Eustace Tilley," the top-hatted Regency dandy who appeared on the cover of the first issue of the New Yorker in 1925 and became the trademark of the magazine. He was also the creator of the clean, all-caps, Art Deco typeface, named "Irvin," that captured the spirit of the Jazz Age, and he was responsible for the general look and feel of the magazine.

Names:
Irvin, Rea (preferred,V,index)
Rea Irvin (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
illustrator
editor

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  San Francisco (San Francisco county, California, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Virgin Islands of the United States (North and Central America) (dependent state)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Irvin, Rea (I)

Biographies:
(American illustrator, 1881-1972) ..... [VP Preferred]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Irvin, Rea ........ [VP Preferred]
......................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFR9426392
......................  Petteys, Dictionary of Women Artists (1985) 364 (erroneously included with female artists)
Rea Irvin ........ [VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Ask Art [online] (2003) "Rea Irvin," accessed 16 August 2005
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr94026392
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Hertzberg, Who Are These Guys?, New Yorker Online (2001) accessed 27 November 2006
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr94026392
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFR9426392
....................  Petteys, Dictionary of Women Artists (1985) 364 (erroneously included with female artists)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Hertzberg, Who Are These Guys?, New Yorker Online (2001) accessed 27 November 2006
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