Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Sylvia Getsler: Gag Cartoon Artist

Sylvia Getsler was a gag cartoon artist of note that died in 2009. Her work was published in True Detective, Ladies Home Journal, and Saturday Evening Post. She freelanced and became very successful.

She was a native of Poland and arrived in New York in 1933. Her routine involved going to the magazine syndicates approaching the editors with her portfolio of new work on Wednesdays. Getsler created a huge body of work that was published in the United States and abroad.

Her work is on view at the Pfundt Gallery of the Michener Art Museum of  Doylestown, PA until 07/01/12.

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