Friday, June 3, 2016

Magnus Colcord "Rusty" Heurlin: Wein Airlines Painting

Magnus Colcord "Rusty" Heurlin 
(American 1895-1986)
Inuit in an Umiak 
Oil on canvas 
37-1/2 x 33-3/4 inches
Signed, located and dated 'C. Heurlin/ Barrow '46' bottom left

This painting is believed to have been created as an advertisement for Wien Airlines, the first airline in Alaska. 

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